Football Language: Off the Back Of

In this post we explain the phrase ‘off the back of.’ If you have questions or comments, email us at: admin@languagecaster.com.Off the Back of

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Football Language: Off the Back Of

The phrase off the back of means after. So, you may hear a sentence like, “Off the back of three defeats, Team A takes on team B. This means Team A has poor form and will probably need a win in this game against team B.

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