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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
  • Acorn's tries came from John Tattersfield, Paul Sawyer, Brayshaw, Matthew Embleton, Sam Barker, Gary Taylor, Benn and Chris Thompson, who also kicked a goal to go with four goals from Tom Galloway.
  • Preston score a goal to go in front 1-0 in the 34th minute, and my main man Eddie Lewis was cautioned in the 42nd minute as well.
  • When we lost a goal to go 1-0 down against Hearts, and then when they made it 2-2, the pressure was on.

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