body swerve

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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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Seductive pulp fiction artfully aping the dark mysteries of 40s Hollywood with a plot full of body swerves.
This can see you quick-witted and able to do some neat body swerves when it comes to life maneuvers.
He plays in front of them and his body swerves don't sell a dummy.
It has an interesting menu which body swerves many of the tried and tested old favourites but hits the back of the net with more unusual dishes.
But after all the neat footwork and the body swerves, who does Dempsey think will be taking home the famous Sam Maguire Cup today?
But Charlize body swerves to Hollywood with good-guy minder Bill Paxton.
In Brazil, a baroque style evolved--banana shots, scissors kicks, mesmerizing dribbles, body swerves from hell--that was considered foreign and thus undesirable by the European managers who had traditionally plundered the cream of Latin American talent.
Seductive pulp fiction that artfully apes the dark mysteries of 40s Hollywood with a plot full of body swerves.
With the score standing at 1-1 after Emile Heskey's volley and Louis Saha's tap-in, Sinama-Pongollemade two body swerves George Best would have been proud of.
A plot full of body swerves in a scintillating sex thriller which artfully apes the dark mysteries of the '40s.
With the score standing at 1-1 after Emile Heskey's thunderous volley and Louis Saha's fortunate tap-in,Sinama-Pongolle transformed the game with two body swerves of which George Best would have been proud.