English for You – Part 6

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English for You – Part 6

Lesson 31: New Words

Lesson 31: New Words

base – n. any one of the four places a runner must touch in order to score in baseball
baseball – n. a game played on a large field by two teams of nine players who try to score runs by hitting a small ball with a long rounded stick and then running to each of the four places a runner must touch in order to score without being put out
better – adj. more attractive, appealing, effective or useful
bicycle/bike – n. a 2-wheeled vehicle that a person rides by pushing on foot pedals
cheer(s) – v. to shout with joy, approval, or enthusiasm
crowd – n. a large group of people who are together in one place
earlier –adv. before the usual or expected time
extra – adj. more than is usual or necessary
fan(s) – n. a person who likes and admires someone, such as a famous person, or something, such as a sport or a sports team, in a very enthusiastic way
faster – adv. with great speed
hit – v. to cause a ball to move by hitting it forcefully with a bat in baseball;
hit – n. when a baseball player is able to successfully swing the bat and connect it with the ball
home plate – n. the base that a runner must touch in order to score in baseball
home run – n. a hit that allows the batter to go around all the bases and score a run in baseball
Nationals Park – n. a baseball park located in Washington, D.C. that is the home ballpark for the Washington Nationals baseball team
online – n. done over the Internet
pitch – v. to throw a ball to the player who is trying to hit the ball in baseball
sell out – v. to be bought until no more are available
swing – v. to move your arms while holding the long rounded stick that is used to hit the ball in baseball with a quick, curving motion
team – n. a group of people who compete in a sport or game against another group
than – conj. used to introduce the second or last of two or more things or people that are being compared — used with the comparative form of an adjective or adverb
ticket – n. a piece of paper that allows you to see a show, participate in an event, travel on a vehicle
window – n. an opening in a wall or door that usually contains a sheet of glass