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man-mark

vb
(General Sporting Terms) sport (tr) Brit to stay close to (a specific opponent) to hamper his or her play

man-mark


Past participle: man-marked
Gerund: man-marking

Imperative
man-mark
man-mark
Present
I man-mark
you man-mark
he/she/it man-marks
we man-mark
you man-mark
they man-mark
Preterite
I man-marked
you man-marked
he/she/it man-marked
we man-marked
you man-marked
they man-marked
Present Continuous
I am man-marking
you are man-marking
he/she/it is man-marking
we are man-marking
you are man-marking
they are man-marking
Present Perfect
I have man-marked
you have man-marked
he/she/it has man-marked
we have man-marked
you have man-marked
they have man-marked
Past Continuous
I was man-marking
you were man-marking
he/she/it was man-marking
we were man-marking
you were man-marking
they were man-marking
Past Perfect
I had man-marked
you had man-marked
he/she/it had man-marked
we had man-marked
you had man-marked
they had man-marked
Future
I will man-mark
you will man-mark
he/she/it will man-mark
we will man-mark
you will man-mark
they will man-mark
Future Perfect
I will have man-marked
you will have man-marked
he/she/it will have man-marked
we will have man-marked
you will have man-marked
they will have man-marked
Future Continuous
I will be man-marking
you will be man-marking
he/she/it will be man-marking
we will be man-marking
you will be man-marking
they will be man-marking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been man-marking
you have been man-marking
he/she/it has been man-marking
we have been man-marking
you have been man-marking
they have been man-marking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been man-marking
you will have been man-marking
he/she/it will have been man-marking
we will have been man-marking
you will have been man-marking
they will have been man-marking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been man-marking
you had been man-marking
he/she/it had been man-marking
we had been man-marking
you had been man-marking
they had been man-marking
Conditional
I would man-mark
you would man-mark
he/she/it would man-mark
we would man-mark
you would man-mark
they would man-mark
Past Conditional
I would have man-marked
you would have man-marked
he/she/it would have man-marked
we would have man-marked
you would have man-marked
they would have man-marked
Translations

man-mark

vt (Sport) player, opponentin Manndeckung nehmen
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O'Neill added: "It is not that difficult to man-mark for 90 minutes if that is the only job you are given and you have not had to worry too much about where the ball is.
I don't think we have ever played a match having dedicated a player to man-mark a specific opponent, and it's going to be the same against Argentina.
I don't think it would be good for us to sacrifice a player to man-mark Messi," he said.
CARDIFF CITY are priming themselves for the loss of centre-back Steven Caulker - and could turn to the World Cup hopeful backed to man-mark Lionel Messi as his replacement.
We normally man-mark players like him but I don't think we can with him because he is too good.
ARSENAL won't try to man-mark Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final.
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger insists he won't ask any of his troops to man-mark superstar Lionel Messi on Wednesday night because Barcelona have too much talent to focus on one man.
The defender was taken out of his left-back position and asked to man-mark Wayne Rooney in Albion's last visit to Manchester United, on Boxing Day three years ago.
Zura Khizanishvili was moved from right-back to man-mark Bonaventure Kalou but the Georgian's error-strewn display gifted the Ivory Coast marksman the two goals that won the game.
SCOTLAND would be mad not to man-mark Gareth Bale on Friday, according to Welsh team-mate Joe Ledley.
The opposition that day was Liverpool at Anfield and the player I had to man-mark was a certain John Barnes, who at the end of that season was to be named PFA and Football Writers Player of the Year.
Certain players would regard a request to man-mark an opponent as a slight on their own ability, but Robinson approached it in his usual bullish manner.