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English in News: World Cup Final

世界盃決賽阿根廷對法國緊張刺激, 非常精彩




以下是一些有關世界盃 vocab


penalty shootout


比賽

  • 比賽除"Competition"之外,用於足球的通常是 "match" (football match)

  • game

  • final 決賽

  • tournament 大賽

  • championship 錦標賽


對決

slug it out 一決高下/ 決一死戰

example:

"The two superstars on either team slugging it out, goal for goal...magnificent." (BBC One)


go head-to-head 正面交鋒



退役

retire

finish his career




封冠

crown (v./n.)

  • to be crowned champion

  • won their third crown

coronation 加冕


勝利

victory

example:

lead the team to victory 帶領隊伍勝利


triumph (n.)

triumphant (adj.)



緊張刺激

breathtaking

nerve-wracking

magnificent

thrilling




well-deserved 實至名歸

unparalleled (adj.)=exceptional=second to none=excellent=cannot be matched

"Everything he transmits to his teammates is something unparalleled." (The Guardian)



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