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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he continued throughout the interview to body swerve the questions, by speaking over Marr when he attempted to ask more questions.
Standing in for the Queen, who had wisely given it a body swerve, you do wonder what the point of these shows is and how long they will continue, particularly given the Royal couple's glazed expression and fixed smiles which say, 'I'd rather be anywhere but here'.
A Wonderful Smile Look after your teeth whatever you do They need to last your whole life through You need your teeth to smile, chew and bite To sustain one's body throughout your life No doubt the dentist will cost an arm and a leg But hopefully he will keep every tooth in your head The cost of treatment is more than worthwhile When you look in the mirror and see a beautiful smile One's children must not body swerve The flossing and cleaning which gets on our nerves From a healthy mouth you get just reward As losing teeth one cannot afford GEORGE McLANDERS
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?" Gary Hanson: "Quite right, she should hang her head in shame as she is responsible for lots of the reasons these places are needed."
With a neat body swerve, he dropped down on one knee and popped in the question "Will you marry me?" and girlfriend Elaine Mangan, 24, from Whiston, replied: "I will!" WORK has started on a special garden for sick children at Liverpool's Alder Hey hospital.
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.
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.
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.