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Example sentences from the Web for own goal
I’ve always believed it is the job of the book reviewer to meet the book where it is, to evaluate it according to the terms it sets out for itself, its own goals and priorities.In this love story, a few bits of wisdom amid woefully out-of-date ‘lessons’|Mandy Len Catron|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
Now she coaches other young women to achieve their own goals.How Burnout Led This Pro Cyclist to Redefine Success|Outside Editors|November 28, 2020|Outside Online
From offensive players getting credit for a defensive own goal in hockey to rim tip-ins in basketball, there are apparently lots of different ways to fail upwards in sports.
So however detailed the statistics of the battlefield are, they cannot achieve the goal.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So, as far as Mexican officials like Peña Nieto are concerned, the goal is to keep their countrymen here — and keep them happy.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The goal is to create a literary anatomy of the last century—or, to be precise, from 1900 to 2014.
His goal: to make the perfect (and absolutely comfortable) high-heel, with the help from Nike CEO Mark Parker.
The NYPD remained his ultimate goal as he went to work as a carrier for Airborne Express/DHL and then as a school safety officer.
I know I strive after the unattainable, but still every year I get nearer and nearer to the goal.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Here again the first thing necessary is a clear vision of the goal towards which we are to strive.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
With a definite goal in mind at last, the children set out again with a better spirit.
With the next fellow as a goal, he gradually crept alongside, and passed him with a spurt.
He is a man who takes life seriously, and whom nothing will divert from the road that leads to the goal.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell