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penalty kick (PK) (soccer)

The long-armed keeper snatched the penalty kick just outside the net.
  a foul kick taken from 12 yards in front of the goal and defended only by the goalkeeper who cannot advance beyond the goal line until the shot is taken
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A penalty kick is usually awarded due to a foul by the opposing team within the penalty area (a box 18 yards from the forward ends up the goal).
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  • The long-armed keeper snatched the penalty kick just outside the net.
  • He took all the penalty kicks for his team.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • The phone was old, and slow, and after I plugged it in and stood for a while, I got tired of waiting for the Apple logo to come up and went to the minibar and got myself a drink and came back and stared at it a bit more until at last the lock screen came up, old school photo I’d scanned in as a joke, never had I been so glad to see a picture, ten year old Kitsey flying midair at the penalty kick.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • With twelve minutes to go, the Lightning drew within a goal, on a penalty kick.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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  • When they got to the bus stop, Beatrice hooked up with one of her soccer teammates and they started talking about the previous night’s game, which Beatrice had won with a penalty kick.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • That’s how he learned to kick so hard, drilling those penalty kicks into the back of the goal net.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • He was driving penalty kicks into the net from twelve yards out.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • The guy who wants to take the penalty kicks.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • He awarded a penalty kick to Palmetto.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • A penalty kick is like a free throw in basketball, only better, because the coach picks the player who takes it.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine

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  • Maya drilled the penalty kick, upper right, into the net, and we were up 1-0 in the first minute.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • Penalty kick.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • Roswell converted on the penalty kick to take a 10 lead.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • As a onetime goalie himself, he knew firsthand what Mafoday was going through: the "sheer terror," as Anderson put it, of the penalty kick.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • "Mafoday stopped a penalty kick!" someone said.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Luma would have liked to practice corner kicks, penalty kicks, and free kicks, specific situations in which the Fugees needed improvement badly, but she was hamstrung by the failure of the YMCA to come through with those soccer goals.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Penalty kicks, especially in youth soccer, were almost always converted, so Anderson had taken to teaching his goalies to relax by reminding themselves that the onus was entirely on the player taking the kick: he was supposed to score, and no one—least of all the keeper’s teammates—expected a stop.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Whatever he is, he took the penalty kick after Ignazio finally flattened that Gino kid’s butt."
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
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Associated words [difficulty]:   penalty kick (PK) (soccer) [6] , corner kick (soccer) [6] , free kick (soccer) [7] , goal kick (soccer) [9]
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