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    Default How to pronounce 2-1, 3-3 and 1-0 ?

    How to pronounce the following results of a football game : 2-1, 3-3 and 1-0 ?

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    Default Re: How to pronounce 2-1, 3-3 and 1-0 ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ph2004 View Post
    How to pronounce the following results of a football game :
    2-1...two one or less commonly two to one
    3-3...three all or less commonly three three
    1-0...one nothing or less commonly one to nothing
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    Default Re: How to pronounce 2-1, 3-3 and 1-0 ?

    In English football (soccer) 0 is always called "nil". So 1-0 is "one nil"

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    Default Re: How to pronounce 2-1, 3-3 and 1-0 ?

    ... and 'nil' combines with 'all' as you'd expect: a 'goal-less draw' is 'nil-all'.

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