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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She cut through with a body swerve and blistering acceleration for her first and sprinted on to the ball at full tilt for her second.
Gordon Gray said: "Didn't the Nats body swerve new devolved welfare powers despite regularly CRITICISINGTHETORY Government's approach and demanding rapid change?
With a neat body swerve, he dropped down on one knee and popped in the question "Will you marry me?
At yesterday's press conference ahead of the Dons' clash with Ross County, bookies' favourite McInnes gave the Ibrox issue a neat body swerve, insisting he's happy at Pittodrie.
He reminds me of the famous comic hero Roy of the Rovers, beating man after man with his body swerve, and rocketing shots into the net from all angles and distances - and great in the air too.
His ball skills, dribbling, his famous body swerve brought people to their feet, as happened with the likes of George Best, Stanley Matthews and Bobby Charlton
A body swerve or two from him would send the crowd the wrong way, never mind his opponent.
After scoring against France with a body swerve that the late Mervyn Davies would have been proud of, Cuthbert, 21, insisted: "We have got to look forward now and try and build on this Grand Slam.
The stats on Wolves' Boxing Day duel against Arsenal suggests that punters are giving Mick McCarthy's men the widest possible body swerve.
CRAIG LEVEIN was quite right to body swerve the World Cup draw in Rio to scout players who will hopefully end this country's long stay in the international wilderness.
As the clock ticked down his opponent had to attack and Morris countered with a well timed body swerve and an excellent aimed lunge to finish the match 10-7 and claim gold.
The player tried to throw Alan a body swerve, but he got a toe to the ball before he went over.