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route one

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Definition of route one in English:

noun

[mass noun] Soccer , British
The use of a long kick upfield as an attacking tactic: [as modifier]: City are not a Route One team

Origin

from a phrase used in the 1960s television quiz show Quizball, in which questions (graded in difficulty) led to scoring a goal, Route One being the direct path.

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