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Part 8 Action. Unit 35 Sports idioms.




Idioms
Идиомы. Sports idioms.Action → Sports idioms
 
From British football:
The government has scored an own goal by reducing tax at a time when it needs extra money.

From American baseb all:

It would be nice to exchange news. Let's touch base next week.

From boxing:

The gloves are off in this political campaign, with both candidates using personal attacks and dirty tricks.
 

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Vocabulary:

score an own goal - harm yourself - забить в свои ворота
touch base - get in contact
the gloves are off - the fight is very aggressive

 
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Exercises:

Переведите на родной язык:

The company score an own goal by angering environmentalisls.
Touch base with the police and find out if they've discovered anything.
The gloves are off in the price war between the two supermarkets.

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