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Sports/Games

STUDY
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basketball
She likes to play. _____.
baseball
He likes to play _____.
lacrosse
They like to play _____.
soccer
He likes to play _____.
football
He likes to play _____
frisbee
She likes to play ____.
gymnastics
He does ______. = a sport involving physical exercises and movements that need skill, strength, and control, and that are often performed in competitions
horse riding
______ is an expensive sport. =
skiing
_____ is a popular winter sport. = a sport in which people move through snow, often down a mountain
snowboarding
_____ is a more recent winter sport.
skateboarding
He likes _____.
windsurfing
She likes _____.
sailing
He likes _____.
surfing
She like ____.
wrestling
He did _____ in high school.
weight training
He does ______. (2 words)
lost
Germany ____ the game. Germany ____ to Brazil. The score was Brazil 2 and Germany 1. = the opposite of win
won
Brazil ____ the game with Germany. = to get the most points
points
Brazil scored two _____ in the game. = one of the marks or numbers that shows your score in a game or sport:
rules
In soccer, it is against the ____ to touch the ball with your hands. = an official instruction that says how things must be done or what is allowed, especially in a game,
badminton
He plays ____.
race
Who won the ________? = running, swimming, biking, etc to see who is the fastest
tennis
She plays _________.
for fun
I just play _______. = (two words) not seriously or in a very competitive way
martial arts
She does __________. = (2 words) fighting sports like karate, aikido, kung fu, tae kwon do, judo, etc.
contact
Football is a ______ sport. = a sport when players can touch the other players.
take turns
We usually _____ when we go down the slide. = when one person does something. = the time when it is your chance to do something that each person in a group is doing. Ex. First you go, then I'll go
equipment
We bought some sports _____ like a bat, stick, ball, etc. = the tools, machines, clothes etc that you need to do a particular job or activity
referee
The _____ gave the player a yellow card. = someone who makes sure that the rules of a sport are followed
tie
The game ended in a _____. = When both players or teams have the same score at the end of a game. Ex. 2-2
score
The final ______ was 2-1 in the soccer game. = the number of points that each team or player has won in a game or competition
caught
He _____ the ball. = to get hold of and stop an object such as a ball that is moving through the air
practice
We need to ____ our kicks more. = when you do a particular thing, often regularly, in order to improve your skill at it:
coach
The _____ gave the players some advice. = someone who trains a person or team in a sport
ran out
We _____ of time. = to use all of something and not have any more left.
instant replay
They showed an ______ to see if there was a foul. = (2 words) a part of a game of sport that has been recorded on video tape or film, and that is shown again, especially in order to examine it more clearly
trophy
He won a _____. = a large object such as a silver cup or plate that someone receives as a prize for winning a competition
medal
He got the gold _____. = a flat piece of metal, usually shaped like a coin, that is given to someone who has won a competition or who has done something brave
event
What _____ did she compete in? = one of the races or competitions that are part of a large sports competition
athlete
She is a professional _____. = someone who competes in sports competitions, especially running, jumping, and throwing
position
What ____ do you play in soccer? = the area where someone plays in a sport, or the type of actions they are responsible for doing
foul
There was a _____, so they got a free shot. = an action in a sport that is against the rules
kicked out
The player was ______ of the game. = not allowed to play anymore
competitive
She is very _____. = always tries to win
tricks
He likes to do _____ on his skateboard. = something you do to surprise someone and/or impress them
train
She wants to ____ for the Olympics. = to prepare for a sports event or tell someone how to prepare for it, especially by exercising
endurance
He has a lot of _____.
stamina
You need a lot of ______ to be a long-distance runner. = physical or mental strength that lets you continue doing something for a long time without getting tired
beat
Brazil ____ Germany in the final game. The score was Brazil 2 and Germany 1. = to get the most points, votes etc in a game, race, or competition
technique
Her kicking ____ is amazing. = the special way in which you move your body when you are doing a sport
net
In tennis, players must hit the ball across the ____
racquet
She got a new _____. =
strategy
The coach gave them a good ____ to help them win the game. = a planned series of actions for achieving something
defense
They can score points but they have a weak ____. = the players in a game whose main job is to try to prevent the other team from getting points
offense
They need to work on their _____. the players in a game whose main job is to try to get points
cheat
Some players try to _____. = to behave in a dishonest way in order to win or to get an advantage, especially in a competition, game
feedback
After the game, the coach gave me some ____. = talking with someone after an event to help them improve
complicated
The rules of baseball are quite _____. = difficult to understand or deal with, because many parts or details are involved
concentrate
Chess players need to _____ on the game to play well. =to think very carefully about something that you are doing
amateur
He won a major tournament when he was still an ________. = someone who does an activity just for pleasure, not as their job; opposite of professional
professional
She became a ________ golfer when she was 19. = when people who are paid to do a sport or activity
tournament
Her team won the soccer ________. = a competition in which players compete against each other in a series of games until there is one winner
match
She won the tennis ________. = an organized sports event between two teams or people; similar to 'game'
champion
He was a boxing _________ when he was young. = someone or something that has won a competition, especially in sports
tackle
In American football, it is okay to ____ the other player. = to force someone to the ground so that they stop running, in a game such as American football or rugby
kicked
She _____ the ball really far. = to hit a ball with your foot
throw
He can _____ the ball very fast. = to use your arm to move something and letting it go
pads
He is wearing ____ to protect his knees. = a thick flat object made of cloth or rubber, used to protect something
bat
He hit the ball with the _______. = a long piece of hard wood used in baseball
shin guards
Soccer players wear _____. (2 words)
helmet
He is wearing a _____. = something you wear to protect your head if you fall or get hit
coordinated
She is very _____. = to make the parts of your body move and work together well
teamwork
Soccer requires a lot of ______. = when a group of people work well together
drills
The coach them had them do _____ in practice. = a method of teaching students, sports players etc something by making them repeat the same exercise many times
in the zone
You were really _____ today. = playing or doing something very well (3-word idiom)
goal
They just scored a _____. = the action of getting a point by making the ball go into the opponent's area
homerun
He hit a _________. = when a person hits the ball over the fence in baseball and gets a point
batting a thousand
She was ______ today. = (3-word idiom) getting all the answers right or getting every point.
touchdown
He scored a __________. = when a person gets a football into the end zone and gets 6 points.
shot
That was a great ________! = when a person hits a ball
runner up
He was the ________ in the tournament. = (two words) the person who got second place.
first place
She got _________ in the race. = (two words) the winner
keep score
We didn't _________. = (two words) write down or remember who scored points.

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