how to pronounce goalpost


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goalpost is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of goalpost in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… shoe-wearing goalpost shifters …”

meanings of goalpost


  1. The tall Y-shaped upright, now usually of fiberglass, at either end of the playing field, through which a football must go in order for a field goal to be scored. (They were originally H-shaped, with one wooden post on either side.).
  2. One of the two vertical side poles of a goal.

goalpost frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word goalpost occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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