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A goalless draw in soccer, especially as distinguished from a score draw in football pools.
- ‘But as soon as the action started, this game did not have the look of a no-score draw.’
- ‘Just as the game seemed to be heading for the inevitable no-score draw, Archibald's hesitation as he collected a long punt forward proved fortuitous for Dargo - and fatal for United.’
- ‘If Lixnaw were bad, then Ballyheigue were worse and if you were to take Michael Conway and Michael Slattery out of the contest, then it might well have been a no-score draw.’
- ‘A high-profile, no-score draw a few miles down the road at Old Trafford might have grabbed most of the headlines on Saturday, but this one will have had a special significance for Shakers fans.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.