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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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pull backTo pass (the ball) into a position further from the attacking goal line.Rate it:

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put awayTo catch a fly ball or tag out a baserunner.Rate it:

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put throughTo pass the ball to (someone) giving them a one-on-one scoring opportunity.Rate it:

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raise cainThe children tend to 'raise cain' if they can't play ball after supper.Rate it:

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screw backTo cue the cue ball in such a way as to impart backspin. On impact, the ball will follow a reverse trajectory according to the spin.Rate it:

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screwed upHaving been screwed into a ball.Rate it:

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short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.Rate it:

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shotgunA play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the snapper when the ball is hiked, ideally allowing for an easier pass play.Rate it:

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slam dunkA high-jump approach to the basket and a one-hand slam of the ball through the hoop!Rate it:

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step overA dribbling move, or feint, in football (soccer), used to fool a defensive player into thinking the offensive player, in possession of the ball, is going to move in a direction he does not intend to move in.Rate it:

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stickhandleTo maintain individual possession of the puck or ball by controlling it with movements of one's stick, especially to do so in a skillful manner.Rate it:

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swing for the fencesTo swing at the ball as hard as possible, with the aim of getting a home run, increasing the chance of missing the ball.Rate it:

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throw somebody a curveTo pitch a curve ball.Rate it:

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throw someone a curveUsed other than as an idiom: To pitch a curve ball.Rate it:

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tip of the icebergOcean Scientists assert in reference to an 'iceberg': The {tip} exposed portion, visible above the sea, is only one eighth of the actual size of this awesome natural phenomenon found in the polar seas of our planet Earth.Rate it:

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top edgeA deflection of a ball off of the top edge of a bat, into the air and potentially for a catch.Rate it:

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top edgeTo hit the ball with the top edge of the bat.Rate it:

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valley of the shadow of deathValleys on earth one must walk through, that is, part of the human experience.Rate it:

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walk the dogPerform a trick where the ball rolls down the shaft, and then is caught in the head of the lacrosse stick.Rate it:

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worldThe earth.Rate it:

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