OHWAD-Basic words





football, soccer




Memory hook:

The Hungarians watch FOotball in order to CHIll.


Example sentences:

Magyarország a 2016-os foci-Európa-bajnokságon a nyolcaddöntőig jutott.

Hungary made it to the round of sixteen at the European football championship of 2016.

[Hungary the 2016-of football-Europe-championship the eighth-final-round-until got.]


A focisták nagyon izmosak, de nem mindig a legokosabbak.

Football players are very muscular, but on the other hand are not always the brightest.

[The football-players very musculars, but not always the brightests]


Related terms:

labdarúgás – synonym for foci

csocsó – tabletop football

focista – football player



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