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flying startThe start of a sports event in which the competitors are moving when they pass the starting line or initial jump point.Rate it:

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home field advantageUsually in sports, the heightened performance enjoyed by the team playing on its own familiar field in front of its home crowd.Rate it:

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tear up the pea patchTo put on a notable performance, especially in sports; to go on a rampage.Rate it:

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second stringIn sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string.Rate it:

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bridgeA particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.Rate it:

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bush leagueA professional sports association at the lower levels of minor league organization.Rate it:

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legworkSkillful or vigorous use of the legs, as in dance or sports.Rate it:

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ABCA straightforward, uniform playing style, often focusing on betting for value, folding weak hands, and avoiding bluffing.Rate it:

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back inA betting term from French hazardRate it:

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back in the game In sports, when a losing team regains chances for winningRate it:

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battle cryBy extension, a strong motto or purpose statement, especially in regards to winning a goal in sports, games or work.Rate it:

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body EnglishA body motion made to coax an object already propelled go in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaning or twisting movement while playing sports such as golf or bowling, to "persuade" the ball to go in a desired direction.Rate it:

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call off the dogsDuring a one-sided sports contest, to remove the first-string unit of a team from the game after dominating the opponent.Rate it:

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faceplantThe act of landing face first, often associated with bailing during extreme sports.Rate it:

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

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for keepsTo compete seriously, with a strong resolve to win or succeed, as in sports or business.Rate it:

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kick buttThe words describe an action. The words can also describe a command for immediate physical action. Frequently used by military officers, sports team coaches and other leaders. Variations include street talk.Rate it:

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kick off the teamIn sports, to dismiss an athlete from a team, usually for misconduct, poor academic performance or other offenses.Rate it:

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kit outTo supply with or dress in a uniform, especially a sports kit.Rate it:

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nose bleed seatsVery high seats in a sports arena or stadium (known for making your nose bleed because of their elevation)Rate it:

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rooting interesta desire for, or interest in, the success of a particular person or group, often a sports teamRate it:

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southpawOne who is left-handed, especially in sports.Rate it:

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starting priceThe final odds on a horse when the race starts; also used to designate a system of fixed-odds betting using such prices. Abbreviation: SP.Rate it:

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sub inReplace something or take someone's place, especially in sportsRate it:

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sub outTo remove from something or to have one's place taken, especially in sports.Rate it:

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there's only oneUsed in a chant, most often in sports matches, to express support for an athlete, coach, team etc..Rate it:

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to be named laterUsed other than as an idiom. In an exchange, a unspecified example of a thing (in sports, usually a player), either not yet chosen or named publicly, at the time of a trade.Rate it:

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under the gunThe first player to act on the first round of betting in Texas hold 'em.Rate it:

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victory at seaOcean conditions very windblown and messy, possibly to the point of being inimical to surfing and other water sports.Rate it:

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wise guyA knowledgable or successful sports bettor.Rate it:

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