This week’s English for Football expression is the phrase to be on a run
This week’s English for football is to rule out – to rule something out
This week’s English for football is come from behind
What’s the missing word in this phrase from the glossary – The ___ merry-go-round?
This English for Football phrase is to be in with a shout and it means to have a chance of doing well in something even though you may not be expected to do so.
The English for Football expression to stamp your authority on something has a basic meaning of showing who is in charge or demonstrating control over someone.
Today’s English for Football expression is a classic footballing cliche – football is a funny old game.
To go down to the wire: When a game, or more usually a league, has an exciting or tight finish. The result is not known until the very end.
This week’s English for Football expression is no pushovers. The basic meaning is when a team suggests that it will not be beaten easily despite what many people think, i.e. they are weak.
This week’s English For Football phrase is the expression household name which simply means very well known.
2008 FIFA Club World Championship: On this week’s show we focus on the FIFA Club World Championship taking place in Japan in which Manchester United are the hot favourites.
To shoulder is a verb used to indicate that something difficult is being done. It is often followed by blame: to shoulder the blame
This week’s English for football phrase is the expression the end justifies the means which has the general meaning of to do whatever it takes to reach a goal or target
This week we explain the phrase ‘take apart’.
This week languagecaster.com introduces the football phrase ‘squeaky-bum time’
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Today’s English for football is the tide turns.
To be sucked in to means to be drawn into, to be pulled into something you don’t want to do.
Today’s English for football phrase is to be sewn up. This expression is a phrasal verb using the words sew and up and means to be successful in something you do.
This week’s English for football is to book a place in. Now, the verb ‘to book’ means to reserve, or to keep, and so you can book a room in a hotel for example.