Chinese English Dictionary

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足球 in English:

1. football football


I played football.
In 1603, when King James I came into power, football was allowed again.
It said that people could not play football in the future and that anyone who broke this law would be sent to prison.
In a football game the spectators are usually ardent rooters for one of the two teams, but there also is a small group who will climb on the bandwagon of the winning team.
Recreativo de Huelva was the first football club founded in Spain.
In the Greek football game, the players on one team tried to carry a ball across a line in the other team's territory.
England is synonymous with football, fish & chips, and the Queen.
I know from experience; playing football barefoot is a bad idea. You could easily end up with broken toes.
In England in the Middle Ages, whole towns played football on certain holidays, sometimes with as many as 500 players at one time.
A large crowd of Americans gathered outside the White House to celebrate the death of a human being in the same manner as they would celebrate winning a football game.
Carlos Queiroz was fired by the Portuguese Football Federation.
In all her pompous majesty, carried on the shoulders of the entire football team, stood the de facto queen of the school.
In a lawless outpost deep within the desert, everybody wore football shoulder pads and mohawks.
Football originally meant "a game played with a ball on foot" - unlike a game played on horseback, such as polo.

English word "足球"(football) occurs in sets:

1000 most important Chinese words 251 - 300

2. soccer soccer


Let's play soccer.
The whole soccer team was on cloud nine after winning the championship.
Like the saying that things are seen clearest from outside I wish he'd leave the association for a time and take a look at Japanese soccer.
What?! You didn't do your homework because of a soccer match? That's no excuse!
British soccer fans sometimes get completely out of hand.
I was extremely disappointed to see our national soccer team suffer a historic loss.
Of soccer and rugby, I prefer the latter.
Soccer played throughout the world today is closest to the original football.
In America, we can hear a chorus of comments from the right ridiculing soccer every time there's a World Cup.
Rugby, American football, and Australian rules football all come from soccer.
Nobody can be a head coach of a soccer team without being a soccer player.
The most popular sports in that country are soccer, speedway and ski jumping.
Tomorrow I don't want to come with you to see the soccer game, I want to go with Paolo to see a movie.
I know from experience; playing soccer barefoot is a bad idea. You could easily end up with broken toes.
The distinction between hardcore soccer fans and criminals is becoming more and more undistinguishable.