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bobble (verb)


  1. Zahovic, sensing Beveren's vulnerability, was next to be frustrated, watching [his stretching effort]MOVING_BALL bobble [just wide]TARGET on 18 minutes. [79761 / p4]
  2. With [the ball]BALL bobbling [on the edge of the box]AREA he struck a sweet half volley that left the Marsaxlokk goalkeeper stranded. [79026 / p4]
  3. The two combined to good effect in the 14th minute when Covalciuc beat Daniele Bonera for pace down the Italian right and Rogaciov met the cross with [a shot]MOVING_BALL that just bobbled [wide of Gianluigi Buffon's goal]TARGET. [75295 / p3]
  4. The game was only three minutes old when the energetic Michael Essien's shot took a deflection off Rio Ferdinand, and Roy Carroll could only watch as [the ball]BALL bobbled [wide]TARGET. [1077216 / p5]

Semantic relations


Frame elements

AREA [On_The_Field_Location] BALL [Ball] MOVING_BALL [Moving_Ball] TARGET [On_The_Field_Location]

bobble his stretching effortjust wide
bobbling on the edge of the boxthe ball
bobbled a shotwide of Gianluigi Buffon'...
bobbled the ballwide