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ball game

Translation of ball game in Spanish:

noun

  • (game with ball)
    juego (masculine) de pelota
    (baseball game) (American English)
    partido (masculine) de béisbol
    (US football game) (American English)
    partido (masculine) de fútbol or (Central America) (Mexico) futbol americano
    no ball games it's a whole new ball game [colloquial]
    ha cambiado totalmente el panorama
    Example sentences
    • According to David Block's new book Baseball Before We Knew It, the game may be traced to a continental ball game called la soule.
    • They also have big youth memberships and an estimated 1500 youngsters are now playing the oval ball game in the county.
    • This may be the first huge step in rectifying the small ball game in a county where stones at the side of roads are reserved for footballers.
    Example sentences
    • I had not played in a major league ball game since July 1952.
    • Otherwise you can pitch me every day if you feel I can help you win a ball game.
    • ‘I entered the ball game late for defense at first base, replacing Nate Colbert in the eighth inning’ Fairly, 65, said.

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