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curl (verb)


  1. First Blank forced Sylva into a diving save from fully 40 metres, then left-back Alexander Klitzpera struck a shot round the wall, but [the ball]BALL curled just [wide of the target]TARGET . [79738 / p6]
  2. He found space outside the Wales area and produced [a beautiful right-foot effort]MOVING_BALL which curled [into the top corner]TARGET , leaving Jones helpless. [75332 / p6]
  3. The Premiership club, missing injured defender Celestine Babayaro and his cup-tied colleague Jean-Alain Boumsong, were making their numerical advantage tell and it was no surprise when they regained the lead just after the half-hour when [Robert's superb free-kick]MOVING_BALL curled [over the Olympiacos wall]PATH, giving Nikopolidis no chance. [80111 / p5]

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Frame elements

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

curled the ballwide of the target
curled a beautiful right-foot ef...into the top corner
curled Robert's superb free-kickover the Olympiacos wall