World Cup Word of the Day: Attacking Flair

World Cup Word of the Day. Languagecaster aims to bring you a word or phrase each day that has been part of the World Cup 2014 story. Today, we focus on the noun phrase ‘attacking flair’.

attacking flairWorld Cup Word of the Day. Languagecaster aims to bring you a word or phrase each day that has been part of the World Cup 2014 story. Today, we focus on the noun phrase ‘attacking flair’.

World Cup Word of the Day: Attacking Flair

The noun ‘flair’ describes talent or exceptional skill and in football is almost always combined with the adjective ‘attacking’ to make the phrase attacking flair. This describes a team with a lot of talent going forwards, a team that has an exciting attack, a number of talented attack-minded players. Most matches at this World Cup have been full of attacking flair. Attacking flair.

  • Example: Neymar scored twice in a man-of-the-match display as Brazil rediscovered their attacking flair to overwhelm Cameroon and qualify for the World Cup knockout stage.
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