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6 July 2014 — Be through

 

How would you state this more clearly?

Brazil and Colombia game

Brazil is through and the Colombians are going home.

— sports announcer's words after the Brazil–Colombia 2–1 World Cup quarterfinal game

 

Select one or more options to read the feedback.

 

1.

Brazil is finished and the Colombians are going home.

2.

Brazil is through to the semifinals and the Colombians are going home.

3.

Brazil is continuing and the Colombians are going home.

 

literal meaning — each word carries its own meaning (e.g.,  is  though "is beyond/past")

expression — two or more words combine to form a new meaning (e.g., is through "is finished")