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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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Marcus Ferdinand:

    I would consider today's outcome an own goal (by the industry committee) that has missed the opportunity to significantly influence the further process.

  4. 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.

  5. Anne:

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

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