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goal to go Syllabification: goal to go

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Definition of goal to go in English:


Football The situation in which an offensive team gets a first down within ten yards of the goal line, and thus cannot advance for another first down.
Example sentences
  • They had two bad snaps on drives where they had goal to go.
  • NFL teams had thrown the ball 17 times on a goal to go.
  • But with goal to go, he had a pass nearly intercepted.

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