Examples of crunch time in a Sentence
The team had trained well, but at crunch time they just couldn't perform.
with only three minutes left in the game, it was definitely crunch time
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Gillen said that Final Four teams generally share some of the same characteristics, including a go-to player (or players) at crunch time, defense and depth.
In crunch time, for example, LeBron thrives on the ball.
It's called the Elam Ending, named after Mensa member and Ball State professor Nick Elam who came up with the idea to help continue the flow of games in crunch time.
The days leading up to the tournament have become crunch time for collectors.
Smith was found guilty of it in crunch time of Game 1 of the NBA Finals, undercutting both the championship pursuits of the underdog Cavaliers and a truly marvelous individual performance from LeBron James.
Its struggles in crunch time cost it the first two matchups in Portland, and a blowout loss here in Game 3 left them down 0-3, a position no NBA team had ever come back from in a seven-game series.
The defense was eviscerated in Super Bowl LII, only able to force one Philadelphia punt and, unlike the Eagles, failing to get a key stop in crunch time.
After August, New Horizons will be on its final approach to Ultima Thule, and that’s when the team will be in crunch time.
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CRUNCH TIME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crunch time for English Language Learners
: the most important time in a game, event, etc. : a critical moment
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