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Definición de shirt front en inglés:


1The front part of a shirt: he ended up with scalding tea down his shirt front
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  • The stiff interfacing that makes the collar work would make the shirt front too rigid to hang properly.
  • He grabbed the man by his shirt front and pulled him to his feet.
  • We are a small group of writers and we have long lunches and I usually end up with gravy down my shirt front.
2 (usually shirtfront) Australian informal (In Australian Rules) an act of charging into an opponent’s chest, typically so as to knock them to the ground: the skipper was booked for a late shirtfront
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  • Goddard went on Twitter to praise the shirtfront that Kelly laid on him during Friday night's win to the Cats.
  • Suns defender Steven May set the tone back then when he pulled off a huge shirtfront on Zorko in the first quarter.
  • The younger Brown had an instinctive facility for marking his arrival at a contest with a perfectly-timed shirtfront.


(usually shirtfront) [with object] Australian informal Volver al principio  
1(In Australian Rules) charge into the chest of (an opponent), typically so as to knock them to the ground: he shirtfronted a Collingwood player in front of the Ryder Stand at Victoria Park
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  • Jordan kicked 7.4 before Xavs forward Scott Mollard shirtfronted him early in the last quarter.
  • Hunt highlighted his toughness in the Suns' last pre-season match against the Brisbane Lions when he was accidentally shirtfronted by a teammate in a marking contest.
  • Chambers shirtfronted Habana just as he kicked ahead close to the line.
1.1Forcefully collide with: the move follows complaints about out-of-control skaters, including one incident last week when a shopper was shirtfronted
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  • The Prime Minister was shirtfronted by a highly agitated and aggressive support clerk, who appeared to be engaged in a dispute with a colleague
  • I nearly shirtfronted Bob Davis who was hustling his way in the opposite direction on Collins St.
  • Cricket became a contact sport as Andrew Symonds shirt-fronted a streaker at the Gabba last night.
1.2Confront or challenge in an aggressive way: he shirtfronted Skelton when he arrived in Alice Springs ahead of the election, demanding that he declare his relationship with Rogers
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  • It's about time that if Australia believes in freedom of speech we should shirtfront these people who have made such a nonsense of it.
  • He hit world headlines after threatening to "shirtfront" the Russian president but has since toned down his language.
  • The truth, concedes the hard man whose law firm shirtfronted the State Government over the affair, is that he doubts "I could have done a better job myself and nor could anyone else I can think of."
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