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miss a goal

This page is about the collocation miss a goal

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to try to score a goal, but fail

For example

  • Lionel doesn't often miss goals when he gets the chance to score them.

  • If Andrea had missed that goal in the last minute, her team wouldn't have won.

Note:
A collocation with the opposite meaning is "score a goal"

Quick Quiz

When top players miss very easy goals, they often look

a. excited

b. relieved

c. embarrassed

Contributor: Matt Errey