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center fieldA central role in some activity that requires speed.Rate it:

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center fieldThe defensive position in the outfield in the middle, typically played by a player that can run fast.Rate it:

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center fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and straight ahead left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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debris fieldAny area, non-dependent of locale, space, or contour, that contains the debris of wreckage, impact, sinking, or other material that once constituted a complete object. Debris fields can be found at the site of air crashes, water vessel sinking, explosions of buildings, collapses, and other events that render a whole entity into components, pieces, or other non-whole items.Rate it:

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field dayA parade day.Rate it:

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field dayA school day for athletic events; a sports day.Rate it:

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field dayTop-to-bottom all-hands cleaning.Rate it:

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field dayA day of class taken away from school for a field trip.Rate it:

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field dayA great time or a great deal to do, at somebody else's expense.Rate it:

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field dayA great time or a great deal to do.Rate it:

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left fieldThe defensive position in the outfield to the left.Rate it:

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left fieldThe part of a baseball field which is beyond the infield and to your left if you stand on home plate and face the pitcher.Rate it:

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play the fieldTo date more than one person at the same time.Rate it:

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potter's fieldA public place where strangers, paupers, and criminals are buried.Rate it:

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take the fieldTo go out onto the playing field.Rate it:

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come outTo walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.Rate it:

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ahead of one's timeShowing characteristics of changes yet to be; present in one's work before later advances in the field; coming earlier than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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behind its timeShowing characteristics of the past; present in one's work after later advances in the field; coming later than could be generally accepted.Rate it:

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bunny hopA ground ball that hops along the field instead of rolling.Rate it:

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chip shotA relatively easy field goal, made from a short distance.Rate it:

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come toTo regard or specify, as narrowing a field of choices by category.Rate it:

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cutting edgeThe forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.Rate it:

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dismal scienceNickname for economics or for the field of political economy.Rate it:

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ground ruleA rule regarding play on a specific field, course, or court.Rate it:

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hold-up playA play where an attacker retains possession of the ball, while the teammates can move up the field.Rate it:

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hurler on the ditchA person standing on the side of a hurling field issuing (unsolicited and usually unwanted) instructions to the hurlers.Rate it:

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king of the hillA person who has achieved a measure of success and is considered to be a leader in his field.Rate it:

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lapsed academicA person formerly employed as a professor or researcher in a university or other institution of higher education, especially one who no longer attempts to remain current in his or her former academic field.Rate it:

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look-inA quick short pass to a receiver running diagonally toward the center of the field.Rate it:

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make the cutTo succeed; to be chosen out of a field of candidates or possibilities.Rate it:

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mover and shakerSomeone who has power and influence in some field or activity.Rate it:

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on the anvilRefers to anything in the making, being created, or in production, especially in the metalworking field.Rate it:

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outer coreThe hot liquid material found near the centre of some planets, distinct from the solid inner core.(geology) The part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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outer coreThe part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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outer coreThe part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.Rate it:

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pea patchA baseball field.Rate it:

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play the anglesIn a game which involves control of a moving object, such as a ball or puck, to seek scoring opportunities by advancing on or shooting at the scoring target in an angular manner across the field of play.Rate it:

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see redTo receive a red card, and be dismissed from the playing field.Rate it:

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see starsTo experience apparent flashing lights in one's field of vision, especially after receiving a blow to the head.Rate it:

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son of soilFarmer who works in field.Rate it:

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stalking horseA candidate put forward to serve a hidden, ulterior purpose in a political campaign, such as testing the field for another potential candidate by gauging voter sentiment or covertly helping another candidate by attracting voters away from a third candidate.Rate it:

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swing of thingsThe normal flow and rhythm of daily life or of activities in a specific field.Rate it:

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up-and-comerSomeone who is up-and-coming, who has begun to be successful in some field and is likely to become even more successful in the future.Rate it:

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you lost meYou left me out in left field, You did not explain clearly. Your explanation was to me enigmatic, and requires another meeting of the minds.Rate it:

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