giant-killer


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giant-killer

[ˈdʒaɪəntˌkɪləʳ] N (Sport) → matagigantes m inv equipo que vence a otro muy superior
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I could not avoid thinking that I had fallen in with a greatly traduced people, and I moralized not a little upon the disadvantage of having a bad name, which in this instance had given a tribe of savages, who were as pacific as so many lambkins, the reputation of a confederacy of giant-killers.
In the final, the top seed will take on third seed Suhail Khan, who overcame giant-killer Ajay Srivatsan 6-2, 6-3 in the other semifinal.
See, I'm a record-maker, history-breaker and giant-killer.
ster ht), oth But Smithy, now a veteran turning out for MK Dons, is looking to be a Cup giant-killer against Harry Redknapp's QPR.
Sunderland and Bolton also want Campbell - who netted 13 goals in the top flight - but it is believed the striker would prefer a return to west London, where he sprang to fame as an FA Cup giant-killer with Yeading and Brentford.
Wilkie, another giant-killer this week, was awesome early on against Carlisle's Trevor Taylor yesterday.
MANAMA: Bahrain is a giant-killer when it comes to attracting foreign investment, topping the GCC and out-performing some of the world's biggest economies, it was declared last night.
They cheered the giant-killer team all the way to the full-time whistle - and the nation's Dear Leader couldn't contain his pleasure.
The Russian giant-killer was still on cloud nine after shocking the tennis world on Thursday with a win over her compatriot, who was the champion at SW19 in 2004.
Top seed Nick Taylor overcame a sluggish start to stop giant-killer Mark Heather and reach the final of the Charter Consulting Windy City Open in Chicago.
Muscat: Ayn Malhotra, the top seed in the boys' under-12 singles put in a dogged performance to win his semifinal match and lined-up a title clash against giant-killer Hassan Haider at the ISC-Muscat Pharmacy Open Junior Tennis Tournament organized by the Indian Social Club Muscat.
They have been a giant-killer and they're playing with a quite nice bit of freedom.