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- ‘He does brilliantly to clear a shot off the line after Marcos was beaten all ends up by a Brazilian whose identity remains a mystery to me.’
- ‘It's one thing to be beaten all ends up from start to finish, but quite another to be solid most of the time and then throw in a poor scrum for no obvious reason.’
- ‘The ball came flying across and my attempted clearance beat our own goalkeeper all ends up, rocketing into the corner of the net.’
- ‘He had had enough of this Dutch mastery and plowed through the Dutch and banged in a lightening strike as the Dutch goalkeeper was beaten all ends up.’
- ‘The ‘keeper was beaten all ends up by a rising Curran shot in the 11 th minute of the second half.’
- ‘United surged forward and he let rip with a daisy-cutter into the bottom left which had the keeper beaten all ends up.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.