Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A series of five winning points, victories, etc. in a game or sport.
- ‘Against AAM, he netted a nap hand of goals to forge an 8-4 victory.’
- ‘Opportunity knocks on Saturday for York Cricket Club to complete a nap hand of success for its four teams if its senior XI can win the Yorkshire ECB Premier League Championship.’
- ‘He spurned two good chances from inside the 18-yard box wide before a late flurry could have seen City rack up a nap hand of goals following wave after wave of red forays.’
- ‘He completed a nap hand of gold medals with his performance in the butterfly event, and admits: ‘I haven't stopped grinning.’’
- ‘Their manager was delighted with the three point harvest and the nap hand of goals, but agreed after the match: ‘We did carry a bit of luck.’’
- ‘A nap hand of City players were involved in the one-touch build-up before the substitute striker collected the ball on the edge of the area.’
- ‘Five successive wins have lifted the Bees up to fourth in the table, and they achieved their nap hand with an 11-try thrashing of Dudley Kingswinford.’
- ‘His cross from the right flank picked out Shuttleworth on the edge of the six-yard box and he stabbed the ball home to give Guiseley a nap hand.’
- ‘Last Sunday's effort completed a nap hand of Great North Runs by Richardson, who has now completed seven half-marathons.’
- ‘After hitting five last week, there was another nap hand as they travelled up to Carleton Rovers and disposed of them 5-1.’
- ‘Thackley booked their place in today's draw for the first round of the FA Vase in the most emphatic style with a nap hand over Prudhoe Town in the north east.’
- ‘With resources boosted, City are confident they can make it a nap hand of Yorkshire victims and add Huddersfield's scalp to those of Doncaster, Hull, Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday.’
- ‘Meanwhile, Cleckheaton's bid for a nap hand of victories in the same division will be severely tested at New Brighton.’
- ‘As well as the 100 and 200m, Jones is running in both sprint relays and hopes to make it a nap hand in the long jump.’
- ‘A nap hand of contenders but a goal aside, worked tirelessly leading the line.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.