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    connect

    Can I use the verb "to connect" to mean to make a successful kick? Would it make sense to say "He connected for an early goal." to mean "He scored an early goal."?

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    Re: connect

    No, it wouldn't.

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    #3

    Re: connect

    A quarterback could connect with a wide receiver, but that's a different kind of score and a different kind of football.

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    #4

    Re: connect

    "chiefly US, sports : to make a successful shot, hit, or throw." I'm trying to figure out how to use it. Are there guidelines that help use it? Does it make sense to say "He connected on the goal." to mean "He kicked the ball so it hit the goal."?

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    #5

    Re: connect

    Not for me.

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    #6

    Re: connect

    Can you please tell me what I can connect on or for? It's been very hard to understand.

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    #7

    Re: connect

    In what context?

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    #8

    Re: connect

    In basketball, can I connect on the basket?

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    #9

    Re: connect

    In soccer, you can say that a player successfully connected with the ball. That doesn't necessarily mean he scored a goal, just that he successfully kicked it as he intended.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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