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center fieldA central role in some activity that requires speed.
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center fieldThe defensive position in the outfield in the middle, typically played by a player that can run fast.
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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.
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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.
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field dayA parade day.
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field dayA school day for athletic events; a sports day.
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field dayTop-to-bottom all-hands cleaning.
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field dayA day of class taken away from school for a field trip.
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field dayA great time or a great deal to do, at somebody else's expense.
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field dayA great time or a great deal to do.
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left fieldThe defensive position in the outfield to the left.
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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.
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play the fieldTo date more than one person at the same time.
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potter's fieldA public place where strangers, paupers, and criminals are buried.
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take the fieldTo go out onto the playing field.
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come outTo walk onto the field at the beginning of an innings.
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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.
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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.
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bunny hopA ground ball that hops along the field instead of rolling.
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chip shotA relatively easy field goal, made from a short distance.
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come toTo regard or specify, as narrowing a field of choices by category.
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cutting edgeThe forefront, or position of greatest advancement in some field.
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dismal scienceNickname for economics or for the field of political economy.
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ground ruleA rule regarding play on a specific field, course, or court.
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hold-up playA play where an attacker retains possession of the ball, while the teammates can move up the field.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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look-inA quick short pass to a receiver running diagonally toward the center of the field.
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make the cutTo succeed; to be chosen out of a field of candidates or possibilities.
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mover and shakerSomeone who has power and influence in some field or activity.
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on the anvilRefers to anything in the making, being created, or in production, especially in the metalworking field.
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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.
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outer coreThe part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.
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outer coreThe part of the Earth between the mantle and inner core, responsible for generating the planet's magnetic field.
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pea patchA baseball field.
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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.
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see redTo receive a red card, and be dismissed from the playing field.
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see starsTo experience apparent flashing lights in one's field of vision, especially after receiving a blow to the head.
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son of soilFarmer who works in field.
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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.
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swing of thingsThe normal flow and rhythm of daily life or of activities in a specific field.
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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.
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