get a guernsey
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get a guernseyAUSTRALIAN, INFORMAL
1. If you get a guernsey, you are chosen for something, especially a sports team. Surprisingly, Barry did not get a guernsey in the all-star seven.
2. If someone or something gets a guernsey, they get public recognition for an achievement or a quality. It became the longest bar in the world, and even got a guernsey in The Guinness Book of Records.
get a guernsey1 be selected for a football team. 2 gain recognition or approbation. Australian informal
A guernsey is a type of knitted shirt or sweater; in Australia the word is specifically applied to a football shirt.