nutmeg, between-the-legs pass un petit pont: pass une passe: perfect pass un caviar: tackle un ...
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nutmeg [sb] ⇒ vtr transitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (sports: make this pass) (Football) faire un petit pont à [qqn] loc v locution verbale: groupe de mots fonctionnant comme un verbe. Ex : "faire référence à"
The Guardian has a juicy story, thanks to the book Football Talk – The Language And Folklore Of The World’s Greatest Game by Peter Seddon. Seddon links the term to sneaky practices in the nutmeg trade in the 1870’s. Back then, nutmeg was such a precious commodity that traders would mix wooden replicas into sacks of nutmeg shipped to England.
Understanding soccer in French means learning the terms for plays and penalties that are an inevitable part of soccer. Un but > goal. Un but contre son camp > own goal. Le carton jaune > yellow card. Le carton rouge > red card. Un caviar > perfect pass. Des contestations / protestations > dissent. Un corner > corner kick.
A nutmeg (or tunnel, nut, megs, megnuts, panna, brooksy, codling) is a skill used mainly in association football, but also in field hockey, ice hockey, and basketball.The aim is to kick, roll, dribble, throw, or push the ball (or puck) between an opponent's legs (feet).
Looking for French football vocabulary? It's all here! From general terms to expressions, chants, and even some sample videos. Whether or not you’re in a pub in a French-speaking city, in the dining table discussing with French-speaking friends, or watching a World Cup game in your couch, these French football terms and phrases can surely come in very handy.
Lisa Zimouche will nutmeg you, too (1:51) French freestyler Lisa Zimouche has shown time and time again what she can do with a soccer ball -- and it never gets old.