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cushion (noun)


  1. Despite the [two-goal]MARGIN cushion , the home side continued to throw men forward with Manchev heading just too high, while at the other end Mifsud shot over. [75395 / p7]
  2. But Iashvili reduced the deficit before the interval and Georgia remained a threat until the 74th minute when Avci restored the [two-goal]MARGIN cushion . [75202 / p5]
  3. Cacau's second gave the Bundesliga leaders a [three-goal]MARGIN cushion on 53 minutes, and defender Lahm capped a fine personal performance 13 minutes from time with a rasping finish past Boubacar Barry in the Beveren goal. [79736 / p5]
  4. Substitute Bjorn Vleminckx had a chance to restore [the home side's]LEADER [two-goal]MARGIN cushion when he beat goalkeeper Carlos to the ball, but his attempt, just three metres from goal, was off target. [79312 / p5]

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Frame elements

LEADER [Team] MARGIN [Score_Margin]

cushion two-goal
cushion two-goal
cushion three-goal
cushion the home side'stwo-goal