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win in Sport topic

winwin2 ●●● W3 noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š DSWINa success or victory, especially in sport opp defeat πŸ”Š We’ve had two wins so far this season.win over πŸ”Š In the under-16 event England had their first win over Germany.β–Ί see thesaurus at victory β†’ no-win, win-winCOLLOCATIONS – Meaning 2: ADJECTIVES/NOUN + win a big win (=an important win, or one that you win by a large amount)This is one of the biggest wins I’ve had.an easy winThe Australian appeared to be heading for an easy win.a comfortable win (=one that you win by a large amount, so that you do not have to worry about winning)Chelsea had a comfortable win against Crystal Palace.a convincing win especially British English (=a win by a large amount)Scotland cruised to a convincing win over Ireland.a five-point/two-goal etc winThe team had a nine-point win over Arizona.verbshave/score a winWe haven’t had a win for three games.notch up a win (=achieve a win)Escude has now notched up three consecutive wins over him.pull off a win (=win when it is difficult to win)The side has pulled off two excellent wins in the past couple of weeks.clinch a win (=finally win after a difficult contest)He suffered some anxious moments before clinching a 9–6 win over Dennis Taylor last night.cruise to a win (=win easily)Arsenal cruised to a win over Chelsea.
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winβ€’ a 2-0 win over their oldest rivalsβ€’ The Broncos opened the season with 12 wins in their first 13 games.β€’ The hamstring pull which put Lydon out of the Test series was sustained in the closing minutes of a 50-4 win over Chorley.β€’ Although I have a soft spot for him after his super-game Hennessy win, he does not appeal greatly as 7-2 favourite.β€’ Counting on some momentum from his win over Gramm in Louisiana, but has little organization and money in Iowa.β€’ It was an important win for Manchester United.β€’ A couple from London are celebrating a big lottery win.β€’ Will the Warriors put together a modest winning streak with a win over their northern California rivals?β€’ Czechoslovakia reached the quarter-finals on the dubious claim of one win and three draws.β€’ Those Republican wins came two years after Clinton carried Ohio against Bush.β€’ McCain's win changes many things, both for himself and for Bush.β€’ Newton Aycliffe after disappointing recently at last returned to winning form with a 3-0 win over relegation candidates Usworth Village.win overβ€’ A 2-1 win over Brighton and a 3-3 draw at Rotherham, however, have lifted spirits considerably.β€’ Florida's 14-11 win over Clevelandβ€’ Dole also faces a challenge winning over the fence-sitters.β€’ It takes too many wins over good teams to get there.β€’ Labour moderates win over four of the hard left by agreeing that the cuts shall involve as few compulsory redundancies as possible.β€’ Not that Lily had had great hopes, so early on, of winning over Robert's daughter.β€’ But will his support help Mr Giuliani to split, or even to win over, the Latino vote?