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    #1

    score or give a goal

    Hi, in a test a came across a sentence where I was supposed to choose from the words give, score, make or do a goal. I guessed score a goal, but I am not really sure.
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    Michaela

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    #2

    Re: score or give a goal

    Which one would you choose?

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    #3

    Re: score or give a goal

    Were you given a context? Was this a "goal" in sport (football/soccer/hockey/netball etc) or a "goal" in business or your personal life?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: score or give a goal

    The sentence was as follows:
    The cameras showed that Maradona had ___ the goal with his hand!

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    #5

    Re: score or give a goal

    Ah, so the context is sport. Have you looked up "to give a goal", "to score a goal", "to make a goal" and "to do a goal" on Google or an online dictionary?

    Why did you choose "score a goal"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #6

    Re: score or give a goal

    Well, I chose score because I just felt the words matched somehow. I googled it a bit I found that score should be possible. I think that I am influenced by my mother tongue since we say give a goal and score points. This just makes me feel unsure.

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    #7

    Re: score or give a goal

    You were right. In English, in sport, we "score a goal".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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