goalpost

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goalpost /ˈgoʊlˌpoʊst/ noun
plural goalposts
goalpost
/ˈgoʊlˌpoʊst/
noun
plural goalposts
Learner's definition of GOALPOST
[count]
: one of two upright posts that form part of the goal in various games (such as soccer, hockey, and football)

move/shift the goalposts

British
: to change the rules or requirements in a way that makes success more difficult
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