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body check

In ice hockey, a form of contact in which one player hits ("checks") another with his body. That was a heck of a body check! Great job keeping their players out of our end.
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With Elliott poleaxed by the accidental body-check, Ian Bell swooped to throw to Kevin Pietersen, who removed the bails at the bowler's end.
The woman hid the documents in her underwear, but they were discovered during a routine body-check by a female prison guard.
The referee said he pulled the Hearts player back but it was just a body-check and to miss the cup final because of that is so hard to take.
The visitors will have to do without captain Cliff Byrne in their relegation struggle after he was harshly given a straight red for a body-check on Jack Colback.
Hodgson was livid after Amkar Perm defender Dmitry Belorukov executed a cynical body-check that left Johnson sprawled on the pitch in the second half of the 3-1 Europa League play-off victory.
Johnson struck the opener after just three minutes, but was forced from the pitch midway through the second half following an outrageous body-check that sent the England striker sprawling.
To make it easy, the Cetaphil Cleansers and Moisturizers company is offering a free body-check card with a five-step self-examination you can do while applying body lotion, and a place to list your self-exam reports.
It is a non-checking sport (not noncontact) which means that unlike ice hockey you are not allowed to initially body-check an opponent.
Johnson returns for tomorrow's clash with former club Everton after recovering from a cynical body-check on European duty against Amkar Perm.
Johnson returns for tomorrow's Premier League clash with former club Everton after a cynical body-check on European duty against Amkar Perm last month left him with a dislocated collarbone.