Definition of 'offside'
Example sentences containing 'offside'
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The second one is five yards offside. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is difficult to lose a game of that stature on two offside goals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have cleared the box so their player is offside. The Sun (2017)Cricketers cannot defend in numbers, play offside. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An offside flag spoilt that party, but not for long. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It affects what the defender does but the actions of the attackers in the offside positions in this situation are not covered in the law. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Apparently both goals were offside. The Sun (2016)When people talk about teams being organised at the back, most of it is because they know how to play offside. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Sadly he had strayed a couple of yards offside. The Sun (2010)We also feel the second goal was offside. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Rémy was flagged offside four times in the opening period. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Missed a sitter in the first half but was offside anyway. The Sun (2013)Remember the great old days of the offside line? Times, Sunday Times (2014)The player in the middle of the goal clearly is offside. The Sun (2015)He looked a yard offside for his goal but that does not undermine the finishing power from close range. The Sun (2014)Accordingly, he played to drop it offside and went one down. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The forward got on the end of a goal kick, beat the offside trap and slotted home. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I was pushing up trying to play offside. The Sun (2016)The first goal came from route one, then there was a dubious penalty and the third one was offside. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It had accident damage to all four corners, including a front offside wing that looked like it had been virtually ripped off. The Sun (2011)If a player is offside, he is offside - simple as that. The Sun (2006)But essentially these days, a player is offside if the referee's assistant says so. Times, Sunday Times (2008)While they were working their magic, Costa was strolling back from an offside position as if he knew what was going to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Trends of 'offside'
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Translations for 'offside'
British English: offside /ˈɒfˈsaɪd/ ADJECTIVE
In games such as football or hockey, when an attacking player is offside, they have broken the rules by being nearer to the goal than a defending player when the ball is passed to them.
The goal was disallowed because the player was offside.
- American English: offside
- Arabic: خَارِجُ النُطَاقِ الـمُحَدَدِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: impedido
- Chinese: 越位的
- Croatian: ofsajd
- Czech: ofsajd
- Danish: offside
- Dutch: buitenspel
- European Spanish: en fuera de juego
- Finnish: paitsiossa
- French: hors jeu
- German: abseits
- Greek: δεξιός
- Italian: destro
- Japanese: オフサイドの
- Korean: 오프사이드의
- Norwegian: offside
- Polish: spalony
- European Portuguese: fora de jogo
- Romanian: ofsaid
- Russian: оффсайд
- Spanish: en fuera de juego
- Swedish: offside
- Thai: ที่อยู่ในตำแหน่งล้ำหน้า
- Turkish: ofsayt
- Ukrainian: положення поза грою
- Vietnamese: việt vị
Definition of offside from the Collins English Dictionary
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