- We offer space for local artist to display their work.
- We put our art work in the cafe for sale.
- We display out art works in the cafe with the purpose to gain local exposure.
- They always call for a meeting at/on short notice.
- He wanted to schedule a meeting at 2 days notice.
- What did you bet on in the football match? The most freekick/the end result/the player that score any etc.
- What is your bet on the match regarding?
- That school soccer team is a jinx to our team.
Are the above mentioned sentences correct? Please advise.
Sorry to poke my nose into it, but the term ‘jinx’ (8) is quite usual in the sports context, especially when you can’t explain why that same team, player, pitch etc brings you bad luck.
Did Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob jinx his team? Yes! He (probably) did!
Mickelson out to shatter US Open jinx
It is well established amongst my friends that I am a notorious jinx. I mean this when it comes to various sports teams and when they are in championship games.
Brazilians brand Mick Jagger World Cup jinx after he backed their team…
You will note that in all those examples ‘jinx’ is used of someone on or supporting the same team, not someone on the opposing team.
You may be pleased to hear that “…Bale has suggested Wales are a “bogey team” for the Red Devils” [aka Belgium.]
And of course he meant business, that man. Wales are in the semis and rightly so.
‘Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau’ soon to be heard again.