have (one's) name taken(redirected from has their names taken)
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have (one's) name taken
In football (soccer), to receive a yellow card (and thus have one's name recorded in the referee's booklet). Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. It's questionable whether that slide tackle really warranted the penalty, but she's had her name taken regardless.
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