Each week the languagecaster team will explain a football phrase or cliche for learners of English who love the sport. On this week’s show we feature the phrase ‘To Romp Home’. Click on the link below to learn about the word or phrase, while you can also read the transcript. You can also find many more examples by going to our football cliches here and our huge football glossary here.
Listen here: To romp home.mp3
This week’s football phrase is To Romp Home which is commonly heard in horse racing when a horse easily wins a race. In football we use it when one team easily defeats another side; they comfortably win. In this week’s Europa League second leg Manchester City easily beat holders FC Porto 4-0 to win the tie 6-1 on aggregate – they romped home against the Portuguese side. To Romp Home.