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yellow cardnoun [C usually singular]

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in football, a small, yellow card that is shown to a player by the referee (= the official who is responsible for making certain the rules are followed) as a warning that the player has not obeyed a rule
Translations of “yellow card”
in Chinese (Traditional) (足球比賽中的)黃牌…
in Russian желтая карточка (при игре в футбол)…
in Turkish (futbolda) sarı kart…
in Chinese (Simplified) (足球比赛中的)黄牌…
in Polish żółta kartka…
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