Football Language: To get on the end of

get on the end of When a player crosses the ball into the box he or she hopes that one of his team members can get on the end of the cross; to reach the ball. Words that usually follow this phrase include: through ball, pass, centre and of course cross. So we can say that a player got on the end of a through ball and finished well. To get on the end of.
    • Example: The striker wasn’t able to get on the end of the dangerous cross.
    • Example: She got on the end of the cross and put her side one up.

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