- (Sport)(in baseball, cricket)to be at bat (in baseball) (American English)off one's own bat (British English)ser bateadorright off the bat (American English) to go to bat for somebody (American English)por su ( or mi etc) cuentapor iniciativa propiato play a straight bat (British English)echarle una mano a alguienandarse con pies de plomoExample sentences
- Well, it turns out nobody officially tests balls hit by aluminum bats under game conditions.
- There is no evidence of an ancestor of Billiards prior to this time, unless you do lower your criteria to count all the other games played with bats, balls and skittles.
- He generates the best bat speed in the game and hits balls harder than any other batter.
- The first was left and the second caused a defensive prod in the middle of the bat, bringing loud applause from the crowd.
- Ironically, in our innings we only called upon three of our bats.
- But we didn't start well with the bat, and there wasn't enough hardness in the middle order.
intransitive verb -tt-
transitive verb -tt-
- 1.1 (hit)(ball/balloon)1.2 (average in baseball)darle atener un promedio deExample sentences
- We almost got out of the inning on our own, but mercifully, the other team had batted through the lineup, which meant it was our turn to bat.
- Frankly, the team batted worse than it did in the first innings at Lahore.
- The Indian team batted perfectly, bowled like champions and fielded like tigers.
- Laurie put the small box down on a flat rock and teasingly batted Gil's hand away as he knelt down and tried to reach inside for a sandwich.
- She was beckoning to me, looking around anxiously, and I was batting people out of the way, but as I approached I saw her look up at someone beside her.
- I pushed through them like I was running through some forest batting the tree limbs out of the way.
- 1 (Zoology) like a bat out of hell [colloquial]to be (as) blind as a batcomo alma que lleva el diabloto have bats in one's belfry o (in British English also) in the belfryser más ciego que un topoestar más loco que una cabra [colloquial]
- 2 (hag) [colloquial]old batExample sentences
- But then the old bat did go on a bit - 30 minutes of complaining after the effect when last night she could have just asked us to quiet down and then have had no cause for complaint.
- So how's about you head over there right this very second and wish the old bat a happy birthday, hmmm?
- Ok, now that I've put that side of her character in perspective, you must be wondering why I like the old bat?
- (flutter) See examples:to bat one's eyelashes o (British English) eyelids at somebodynot to bat an eyelash o (British English) an eyelid o an eyehacerle ojitos or caídas de ojo a alguienshe listened to his outburst without batting an eyelidno pestañearno inmutarseescuchó sus exabruptos sin pestañear or sin inmutarseExample sentences
- She was batting her eyelashes at Rick in an extremely flirtatious manner.
- She batted her eyelashes in the most flirtatious manner she could muster.
- To Todd she spoke more flirtatiously, batting her eyelashes and pressing up against the locker next to his.
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