a clean sheet
- a situation in football in which the other team has not been able to score any goals against you
Liverpool kept a clean sheet.
English dictionary. 2014.
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clean sheet — Fresh start; putting aside past errors. ► “In return for Infinity’s ‘voluntary contribution’ to the U.S. Treasury, the FCC will wipe clean a slate of indecency proceedings.” (Broadcasting & Cable, Sept. 4, 1995, p. 6) … American business jargon
clean sheet — noun A game played without having conceded a goal … Wiktionary
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(a) clean sheet — 1. if you are given a clean sheet, you can start something again, and all the problems caused by you or other people in the past will be forgotten. I want us to forget all the arguing of the past, and start the New Year with a clean sheet. 2. if… … New idioms dictionary
(a) clean sheet — a clean ˈsheet/ˈslate idiom a record of your work or behaviour that does not show any mistakes or bad things that you have done • No government operates with a completely clean sheet. • They kept a clean sheet in the match (= no goals were scored … Useful english dictionary