#7. Nate's New Play

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Published: 4.20.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:54
Accent: American
Source: Ted Lasso [S1 E03]

After a loss, Ted decides to use Nate's play to upgrade Richmond's attack.


    

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  • kicked our butts [exp] - strongly defeated us
  • booties [n] - butts, asses
  • It stinks! [exp] - It is terrible!
  • a symbolic gesture [n] - a small action that represents an important change
  • gsive-and-go [exp] - a player passes the ball to a teammate and then moves quickly to receive the ball again [ Link ]
  • go to hell [exp] - go away
  • on the prowl for [exp] - looking for
  • a real tricky time [exp] - a difficult time
  • folks [n] - people
  • Walk us through it. [exp] - Teach it to us.
  • a decoy [n] - a player who moves to attract attention so that his teammates have more space and freedom to score
  • Let's give it a shot. [exp] - Let's try it.
  • a flattering silhouette [exp] - a beautiful body shape
  • run a photo [exp] - publish a photo (in a newspaper or on a website)
  • reputable [adj] - having a good reputation
  • do a profile [exp] - write a story about a person for a newspaper
  • a tough cookie [exp] - a difficult or strict person (said in a friendly or light way)
  • Dip them in milk [exp] - put it in milk for a short time [image]
  • snuck it by him [exp] - skillfully put it (the ball) past him
  • sell (something) hard [exp] - act or pretend to do something so that everyone believes it is real or true
  • a run-through [n] - a practice or trial
  • hilarious [adj] - very funny
  • get it [exp] - understand
  • come up with [phv] - create, invent, make
  • cook up [phv] - create, invent, make
  • a kit man [n] - the person who manages the sports equipment for a football team
  • entrust [v] -trust (someone) with

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Ted Lasso Nate Rebecca Jamie Trent
  • Ted Lasso is an American football coach.
  • Ted has recently been hired to coach an English Premier League football club, AFC Richmond.
  • Ted doesn't know anything about football (soccer).
  • Nate is the team's kit man (equipment manager).
  • A photographer from the Sun newspaper took an embarrassing photo of Ted and a woman named Keeley.

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  1. Coach Beard and Coach Ted like Richmond's current offense.
    True
    False

  2. Coach Beard didn't come home last night.
    True
    False

  3. Richmond's offense is focused on giving the ball to Jamie.
    True
    False

  4. Nate doesn't think his play will be successful.
    True
    False

  5. Ted and Coach Beard hate Nate's play.
    True
    False

  6. Nate's play is designed to give the ball to Jamie so that he can score.
    True
    False

  7. Ted promises to use Nate's play in the game.
    True
    False

  8. Rebecca prevented the Sun newspaper from running a photo of Ted.
    True
    False

  9. Rebecca arranged for Trent Crimm to interview Ted.
    True
    False

  10. They are practising Nate's play.
    True
    False

  11. Roy scores the goal during practice.
    True
    False

  12. Jamie likes Nate's play.
    True
    False

  13. Roy likes Nate's play.
    True
    False

  14. Ted tells Trent that he (Ted) made the play.
    True
    False

  15. Nate is removing dog poo from the field.
    True
    False

  16. Trent is impressed that they are using Nate's play.
    True
    False

  17. Coach Beard says he likes Nate.
    True
    False


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The First Match
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Roy vs. Jamie
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