English version

hat trick in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhat trickˈhat trick noun [countable]  DSa series of three successes, especially in sports such as football when the same person scores three times Saunders scored a hat trick in the final game of the series.hat trick of a hat trick of victories
Examples from the Corpus
hat trickTeam captain Peter Blyth will be going for a hat trick of wins as captain - all with different teams.Wynalda nearly could have had a hat trick late in the first half, but elected instead to spread the wealth around.Rocastle has got to do the business, score a hat trick or something.He scored a hat trick for Rotherham t' other day.Darlington were down and out a minute later when Mark McGhee crossed from the right for Maskell to complete his hat trick.There was worse to come seconds before the whistle, when Irons hit his hat trick and Swindon for once were well beaten.scored a hat trickHe scored a hat trick for Rotherham t' other day.