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own goal

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  1. own goalnoun

    (soccer) a goal that results when a player inadvertently knocks the ball into the goal he is defending

    "the own goal cost them the game"

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  1. Frank Richter:

    Fighting a pandemic is like a team trying to win a soccer match, you can’t win if some players are trying to score an own goal.

  2. Turan Basri:

    The crowd became hostile very quickly due to wanting to go to work. I sympathize with the aims of Extinction Rebellion but this was an own goal, canning Town is a very working class area. Seeing what they perceived to be middle-class protesters preventing working class people from earning a living didn't go down well.

  3. Anne:

    It could be said that the AIDS pandemic is a classic own-goal scored by the human race against itself.

  4. Kevin Yam:

    It is great for Singapore, and such an own goal for Hong Kong.

  5. Mike Joy:

    It's an own goal…they are shooting themselves in the foot. The biggest value add this country can have is its clean, green image and they are just ruining that image.


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