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a sports game played by two teams of 11 members each where each team tries to get the ball into a goal without using their arms and hands. the ball used in this game

─ Pharos English Dictionary for South African Schools

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To settle a score with someone ─ To repay someone.

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Superstitions:

During the Soccer World Cup in France in 1998, the French national captain, Laurent Blanc, would kiss the bald head of the goalkeeper Fabian Barthez before every game ─ they won the Cup. Gloria Gaynor's hit song "I will survive" was also played before every match.

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Afrikaans-Engels/English-Afrikaans Dictionary (Pharos 2010)
Verklarende Afrikaanse Woordeboek (Labuschagne & Eksteen 2010)
Bilingual School Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (Pharos 2016)
English Dictionary for South African Schools (Pharos 2015)
Tesourus van Afrikaans (De Stadler & De Stadler 2007)
Sinonieme en verwante woorde (Buro van die WAT 2006)
Groot Woordeboek Afrikaans en Nederlands (Pharos 2011)
Spreekwoorde en Waar Hulle Vandaan Kom (Prinsloo 2009)
Lys Klassieke Eiename – Eng./Afr. (Taalkommissie 1984)
The Essential Companion for Writers and Editors (Hendry 2011)
South African Multilingual Dictionary (Pharos 2015)
English/Afrikaans/Zulu/Xhosa Aid (Uys 2002)
English/Afrikaans/Northern Sotho/Tswana Aid (Uys 2008)
Popular Northern Sotho (Kriel, Prinsloo & Sathekge 1997)
Afrikaans-Japannese Woordeboek (Kotzé 2015)
Verklarende Biologiewoordeboek (Webb, De Villiers & Du Toit 1983)
Botanical Dictionary (SA Akademie 1972)
Brug-woordelys – Eng./Afr. explanatory (Dorfling 2003)
Building Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (SA Akademie 1960)
New Business Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (Geldenhuys & Viljoen-Smook 2009)
Dictionary of Economics and Business – Eng./Afr. (Steenkamp & Reynders 2004)
Filatelieterme – Afr./Eng. (Filatelistevereniging & SA Akademie 1977)
Geologiese en verwante terme – Afr./Eng. (SA Akademie 1953)
Dictionary for the Health Sciences – Eng./Afr. (Lochner & Brink 2011)
Mathematics Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (SA Akademie 1987)
SA Music Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (SA Akademie 2000)
Dictionary of Oceanology – Eng./Afr. (Lutjeharms 2004)
Police Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (Du Toit 1994)
Property Economics – Eng./Afr. (Rode 2005)
Radio-TV-Theatre-Film Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (SA Akademie 1999)
Woordeboek van Regs- en Handelsterme – Eng./Afr. explanatory (Smuts & Smuts 1992)
Encyclopaedic Dictionary of short-term insurance – Eng./Afr. (Lindstrom 2012)
Technical Dictionary – Eng./Afr. (Terblanche 2003)
Water and Sewage Works Terms – Eng./Afr. (SA Akademie 1967)
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