Examples of dead heat in a Sentence
the horses crossed the finish line in a dead heat
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Arrogate finished in a dead heat for fifth with Gunnevera, done in once again at the seaside track north of San Diego.
Arrogate, the 2-1 favorite and last year’s Classic winner, finished in a dead heat for fifth with Gunnevera.
In Georgia: The 6th District congressional runoff, taking place on Tuesday night, is in a dead heat, Michelle Goldberg reports from the northern suburbs of Atlanta.
Polling suggests that Gillespie and Northam are in a dead heat.
Favored Arrogate finished in a dead heat for fifth in his final career race.
Propelled by his support from evangelical voters, Moore led Strange by about 25,000 votes in the crowded August primary and runoff polls have shown him leading, or in a dead heat with, Strange.
But Judge Moore is controversial, and a recent Fox News poll now shows the race in a dead heat.
Once, two Alaska state house candidates finished in a dead heat and a coin toss determined the winner.
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First Known Use of dead heat
DEAD HEAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dead heat for English Language Learners
: a contest in which two or more competitors earn the same score or finish at the same time
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