body swerve

body swerve

n
1. (Soccer) sport (esp in football games) the act or an instance of swerving past an opponent
2. (Rugby) sport (esp in football games) the act or an instance of swerving past an opponent
3. Scot the act or an instance of avoiding (a situation considered unpleasant): I think I'll give the meeting a body swerve.
vb
4. (Soccer) sport (esp in football games) to pass (an opponent) using a body swerve
5. (Rugby) sport (esp in football games) to pass (an opponent) using a body swerve
6. Scot to avoid (a situation or person considered unpleasant)
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Nor was it a good enough reason to give the mandatory after-match press conference a body swerve.
Outside-half Chris Anderson converted both and added a penalty four minutes after the restart, before right-wing Elgan Jones scored the game's best try with a classic body swerve and sprint to the corner.
The drama overshadowed a game that cried out for a little shimmy of the hips, a step-over or a trademark body swerve.
And for a few moments, he became the group's fifth member, with some fancy footwork and the occasional body swerve.
SO our campaign to get Aberdeen's finest footballer, Manchester United and Scotland legend Denis Law a knighthood, has been given a body swerve by the powers that be.
30pm If you reckon cricket is just posh rounders with cream tea at the interval you might want to give this a body swerve.
Cue Mark's brilliant body swerve followed by a deft duck of the head - leaving poor Alan to plant the last of his gay smackers on to thin air.
He beat Barlow with a body swerve, took the ball round him and set off on a 50-yard sprint for goal and glory that will live forever in my memory.
He probably thought pasta was what you did when you walked by a girl, not as though big Mick walked past many, nor could he be relied upon to give a body swerve to a bar.
He can't dribble at speed like Giggs (no-one could dribble like Best) and he lacks the body swerve and power of shot of the young Bobby Charlton.
Showing great pace and a body swerve every bit as devastating as Jason Robinson's, Wilko took his points tally to 285 from 31 Tests.
The decision by Scotland Office Minister David Mundell to hastily cancel a meeting in Renfrewshire yesterday when he got wind of a bedroom tax protest was a yellow-striped body swerve, regardless of what excuses are given.