corner kick

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corner kick a free kick from the corner awarded to the other side when a player has sent the ball behind his own goal line
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Quotations

  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “If a man will kick a fact out of the window, when he comes back he finds it again in the chimney corner.”

Usage

In literature:

It moved away, drawing its feet against the walls and sometimes giving a kick into a corner.
"The Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux
It fell over on to the floor, and he kicked it into a corner.
"The Way of All Flesh" by Samuel Butler
In the far corner of the room were two bronchos, one of which tried in vain to kick Mr. Cassidy, not realizing that he was ten feet away.
"Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up" by Clarence Edward Mulford
Medicine bottles littered the furniture; linen lay in the corners into which it had been kicked or swept.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
Medicine bottles littered the furniture; linen lay in the corners into which it had been kicked or swept.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
Just before we reached the corner I managed to kick him.
"A Far Country, Complete" by Winston Churchill
A stray goat had kicked away the corner of the mound and exposed the coffin.
"The Miraculous Revenge" by Bernard Shaw
The carpet-cleaner stretched and nailed down a corner of the drugget which had been kicked up.
"Golden Moments" by Anonymous
It rebounded against him, and he kicked it into a corner.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
It still crouched in the corner where she had kicked it.
"The Creators" by May Sinclair
Under those circumstances, heading by the forwards was never seen in the field, unless after a corner-flag kick.
"Scottish Football Reminiscences and Sketches" by David Drummond Bone
These McCloud, with apologies, kicked into the corners.
"Whispering Smith" by Frank H. Spearman
The father kicked him into a corner where he lay, still glaring, wordless and dry-eyed.
"The Adventurer" by Cyril M. Kornbluth
Karl kicked the heap into a corner and laughed delightedly.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930" by Various
Wilton scored near the corner of the field and failed to kick the goal.
"The Mark of the Knife" by Clayton H. Ernst
Diana sprang howling from the bed and ran up to him, but was banished into a corner by a kick.
"The Romance of the Canoness" by Paul Heyse
But Loudon kicked the sheriff in the chest and hurled him, a groaning heap, into his corner.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
The art of being able to place corner kicks effectively is a thing of the past.
"Association Football" by John Cameron
A moment later a blanket was twisted about her head and she was flung into a corner, clawing and kicking.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls Across Country" by Janet Aldridge
On the kick-off, luckily, the ball did not come to my corner of the field, for I could scarcely have seen it, much less caught it.
"An American at Oxford" by John Corbin
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In news:

Tusculum outshot the Abbey 16-6 and held a 6-4 edge in corner kicks.
Former Fire forward Calen Carr won a corner kick with a run down the left wing.
Sebastian Miranda scored on a long header off corner kick in the 72nd minute in the Columbus Crew's 2-1 comeback victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night.
Joe Trost's Corner Kicks Loyola has figured out a winning formula.
Gators get golden goal off corner kick to beat Urbana, 3-2.
Burlington's venerable South End Art Hop kicked off its 14th annual fest last weekend with a new main location: the former Specialty Filaments, at the corner of Howard and Pine streets.
"When it was third-and-long we decided to quick kick so we could pin them down," said MacArthur, who came through twice on third down quick kicks , cornering PPB deep in its own territory.
North Star 's Scott Kuncher and Berlin keeper Marshal Engleka fight over a Cougar corner kick in the second period of soccer action on Wednesday.
North Star's Scott Kuncher and Berlin keeper Marshal Engleka fight over a Cougar corner kick in the second period of soccer action on Wednesday.
Greenwood's reliable keeper, Ryan Kerstetter, was beaten when his teammates misplayed a corner kick, allowing High Point Academy a soft goal just a minute into their District 3 Class A boys soccer quarterfinal Saturday at Lower Dauphin.
Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is just around the corner the community has the chance to kick-start their holiday spirit with the Wesley Arena Theatre's final show of the year Every.
9 pm WHITE PARTY — Kick off Michigan Pride weekend at Michigan's largest white-apparel-themed event, which begins at the Michigan Pride Festival Tent located at the corner of Grand River Avenue and Turner Street in Old Town.
Efrain Juarez set up the goal with a corner kick from the left side.
Kati White headed in a corner kick from Tori Johnson in the 33rd minute to lead Gananda (17-0), which has won the most games in school history.
Shepherd had a 9-6 edge in shots while corner kicks were even at 4-4.
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