Definition of 'yellow card'
Example sentences containing 'yellow card'
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Was he right to leave out players on yellow cards?The Sun (2012)
That was why he was shown a yellow card in the second half.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
On the pitch he has received nine yellow cards and two red.The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2012) The Sun (2012) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Both players escaped with a yellow card.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Isn't it time for a yellow card system for governments?The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
He moaned: 'Why is the referee giving a yellow card?The Sun (2015)
He was given a yellow card by the referee and, in theory, cannot be punished twice for the same offence.The Sun (2009)
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Many would consider it a yellow-card offence.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Should, for example, benefit claimants who fail to turn up for job interviews face a yellow-card warning system before they are sanctioned?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Peterborough also have the worst disciplinary record in the top four divisions, with seven sent off and the yellow-card tally topping the 100 mark.The Sun (2016)
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