This week’s English for football phrase is to be ruled out. To be ruled out means to be prevented, to be stopped from doing something.
Every week during the 2010-11 season, the languagecaster team explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. Football Cliche: The Red Mist
Today’s World Cup phrase of the day is the expression rout which means a heavy defeat.
This week’s football phrase or cliche for learners of English is run riot
Football Cliché: To run your socks off
This week’s English for football is to give a roasting to, which is used to indicate that someone is criticising someone harshly
Today’s English for football phrase is a recipe for disaster. This phrase combines two words: recipe, which means how to make a meal or drink, and disaster, which means a terrible event, a mess.
Weekly English football phrase for learners of English: relegation zone