on aggregate

idiom

British, sports
: with the scores of a series of matches added together
Our team won the same number of matches, but their team scored more goals so they won on aggregate.

Examples of on aggregate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Released in September 1995, the film was a critical and commercial failure, earning just $20 million against a $45 million budget and a measly 23% positive reviews on aggregate site Rotten Tomatoes. USA TODAY, 24 Mar. 2024 Already trailing 5-1 after last week’s Europa League round-of-16 first leg, Sparta found itself 9-1 down on aggregate after only 15 minutes at Anfield as Liverpool went on an early rampage with goals from Darwin Nuñez, Bobby Clark, Mo Salah and Cody Gakpo. Matias Grez, CNN, 15 Mar. 2024 The 25-year-old’s double led the French side to a 2-1 victory over Real Sociedad in San Sebastián, Spain, giving it a 4-1 victory on aggregate over the two legs of their round-of-16 clash. Ben Morse, CNN, 6 Mar. 2024 The most comfortable victory across the board came for South Africa, who cruised past Tanzania 4-0 on aggregate. Neel Shelat, Forbes, 29 Feb. 2024 Reviews have been meager, turning in a 27% approval rating from top critics on aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes. Michaela Zee, Variety, 12 Aug. 2023 The playoff, which will be decided on aggregate goals, concludes Sunday night at BMO Stadium. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2023 Its berth in the final — sealed with a 1-0 victory on Tuesday, and a 3-0 triumph on aggregate — marks not only the finest achievement of his career, but one of the most improbable adventures the competition has seen. Andrew Das, New York Times, 16 May 2023 Memories are still fresh of the semifinals against Madrid last season, when City led by two goals on aggregate going into the 90th minute of the second leg. James Robson, ajc, 6 May 2023

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“On aggregate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20aggregate. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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