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General word 3: ball, banana, basketball, bat, bath


1. ball

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A solid or hollow spherical or egg-shaped object that is kicked, thrown, or hit in a game.
– Example:+ a cricket ball
+ I had enough of pebbles being kicked up at my car, of balls purposely thrown at my windshield, of gargantuan sized twelve year olds banging on my trunk.
+ He encourages time-wasting and has even thrown balls on the pitch to hinder games.
+ On Sunday it rang to the sounds of snooker balls being shot across the snooker tables, playing host to a snooker competition.
+ If you see one having fun with a soccer ball then you should immediately kick the ball into the river or ocean.
+ I could throw a cricket ball a mile, so that’s how I got into it at school.
+ Shoot hoops or kick a soccer ball around in the yard with your children as often as you can.
+ Jess would rather spend her time kicking a soccer ball round the park with the boys.
+ He tried to dribble the ball, soccer style, around the goalie.

2. banana

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A long curved fruit which grows in clusters and has soft pulpy flesh and yellow skin when ripe.
– Example:+ a bunch of bananas
+ The main goods produced for sale are agricultural products such as corn, sweet potatoes, bananas, and citrus fruit.
+ Towers started a fruit farm, growing bananas and avocados.
+ Now I have a pint of hot water with a touch of lemon, then two pieces of fruit like a banana and apple.
+ Oranges, apples, and bananas comprise half the fruit consumed.
+ Carpeted by rich volcanic ash, the region’s moist and misty vales cradle Panama’s coffee industry and also produce some of the country’s finest citrus fruits and bananas.
+ There were two large, pastel yellow clusters of bananas on the counter.
+ Farmers grow corn, cassava, peanuts, bananas, and citrus fruits for their own consumption.
+ For fresh fruit, bananas, apples and pears will be high on the list of priorities, but consider chopping up fresh mango, papaya or peaches into a small pot.

3. basketball

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A game played between two teams of five players in which goals are scored by throwing a ball through a netted hoop fixed at each end of the court.
– Example:+ The sport combines basketball and football, and is played with a volleyball in mixed sex teams of four.
+ Ask them and you’ll find out most of them have a great love of the game of basketball.
+ I get fed up with the number of points they score in basketball but I quite like a few goals in football.
+ Nobody else was around but a rowdy game of basketball was being played in the court beside the grassy area.
+ There is rough play, even dirty play, in football, basketball and soccer, but it is rare.
+ Football was number one but he had also done athletics, basketball, volleyball and cricket.
+ Whether it be volleyball, tennis, track or basketball, she is always up for a game.
+ This is why, perhaps, football and basketball are the team sports with the widest global appeal.
+ It will mean we’ll be able to extend our facilities for hockey, football, netball and basketball.

4. bat

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: An implement with a handle and a solid surface, typically of wood, used for hitting the ball in games such as cricket, baseball, and table tennis.
– Example:+ a cricket bat
+ Streaks and slumps are as common to baseball as bats and gloves.
+ He’s one of the greatest sportsmen that ever picked up a mallet or a cricket bat.
+ He says the cold weather also helps because it makes him concentrate on hitting the ball on the sweet spot of the bat.
+ I can almost feel the adrenaline rising inside of me as I held a dodge ball or a baseball bat in my hand.
+ Crosby handles the bat well, is an above-average defensive player and is a candidate for A.L. Rookie of the Year.
+ Well, it turns out nobody officially tests balls hit by aluminum bats under game conditions.
+ He’s one of the fastest players in baseball, and he handles the bat well for a young hitter.

5. bath

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A large container for water, used for immersing and washing the body.
– Example:+ the bedrooms have their own bath and shower
+ he lay in the bath
+ Downstairs, there is even a jacuzzi in the bath and a sauna.
+ He enjoys being in the bath as he likes water and tends to splash a lot.
+ She turned on the shower and stepped in the bath, the water was warm and refreshing, unlike her water at the apartment which was always cold.
+ Alora lay there in the bath, thinking about what Mark had said, and trying not to let it trouble her.
+ The plug got stuck in the bath so we couldn’t use the shower, the shower rail fell down, and the telephone broke.
+ I did notice a few soapy bubbles in the bath but figured a quick rinse with the shower head would be sufficient.
+ Your child should stay no more than 15 minutes in the bath or shower, and keep the water temperature lukewarm.

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