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Literally take the game out of their pocket

It got the Kings XI literally to take the game out of the Sunrisers’ pocket

Lisa Sthalekar, Kings XI Punjab v Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL
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Literally not laid a glove

They’ve [Sheffield United] literally not laid a glove yet

Matthew Upson, Sheffield Utd v Manchester City
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Literally blow your mind

… this is, quite literally, going to blow your mind…

Chris Packham, Autumnwatch, BBC2
An introduction to a film about… Oh I don’t know, I’ve forgotten, because it blew my mind

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Literally crashed through the doors

When Jeremy Corbyn won the Labour leadership, his team literally crashed through the doors

Owen Jones, “This Land”

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Literally in a different galaxy

You see people literally in a different galaxy who are paying extraordinarily low rates of tax

Nick Clegg
Deputy Prime Minister
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Literally died and went to Heaven

I just died and went to heaven, literally and instantly

Neneh Cherry
BBC Radio 2
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Literally playing for your lives

It’s difficult to play a game where you’re literally playing for your lives

Ian Wright
Commentating on Southampton v Manchester City
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Literally fighting against yourself

When you try adopting new ways of thinking or new behaviors, it can be painful; you are literally fighting against yourself

Anon
Article about Cognitive Journalling
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Literally run the defence ragged

Here’s hoping they will literally run the defence ragged

Saints fan
Commenting on the Danny Ings and Shane Long partnership
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Literally killed me

It literally killed me

Work colleague
After a tough meeting
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Literally about to break

I was literally about to break

Taylor Swift
Guardian article
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Literally a greyhound

In his youth Michael Owen was literally a greyhound

Jamie Redknapp
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Literally throw the kitchen sink

At half time Ardiles said go out there and throw the kitchen sink at them. Spurs are doing that… literally

Alan Mullery
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Literally got no players left

They’ve literally got no players left—and then with 95 minutes gone they score

Lee Dixon
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Literally kill them

There was a lot of physical contact with goalkeepers in those days, and he used to literally kill them

Alan Mullery
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Literally left Ben Haim for dead

He’s literally left Ben Haim for dead there

Jamie Redknapp
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Literally play out of their skins

Barcelona have promised their fans they will quite literally play out of their skins tonight

Clive Tyldesley
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Literally put Algeria to bed

England should literally put Algeria to bed

Andy Townsend
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Literally sit in front of the back four

Alonso and Sissoko have been picked to literally sit in front of the back four

Jamie Redknapp
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Literally standing in Le Tissier’s pocket

Nethercott, literally standing in Le Tissier’s pocket

David Pleat