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    #1

    to bag

    to bag
    Does it mean:
    1. to score a goal?
    2. to kill or catch an animal or bird?
    Only in BrE in these meanings?
    Thank you.

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    #2

    Re: to bag

    It can also mean to get something you want.


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    #3

    Re: to bag

    Thank you very much, todol.
    So these are all possible, right?
    1. to score a goal
    2. to kill or catch an animal or bird
    3. to get something one wants

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    #4

    Re: to bag

    In Australian English, I think it means to criticise, and they have 'bag out' as a phrasal verb with the same meaning.

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