foul shot

noun

Definition of foul shot

Examples of foul shot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eugene Omoruyi grabbed the rebound, and his foul shot accounted for the final margin. Steve Kroner, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Feb. 2021 After George's intentional miss on the second foul shot, Clippers forward DeMarcus Cousins grabbed a rebound and drew a foul. Mark Medina, USA TODAY, 27 June 2021 That play and ensuing foul shot gave the Spurs a three-point lead, moments after Walker had knotted the score with a 3-pointer. Jeff Mcdonald, San Antonio Express-News, 11 Apr. 2021 Egbo gave Baylor a 78-75 lead with a foul shot with 19 seconds left. BostonGlobe.com, 27 Mar. 2021 Ohio State is fouled three times, opts to shoot the foul shot and misses each time. Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2021 Clark hit one foul shot, USA then tied the game, and eventually won in overtime. Hayes Gardner, The Courier-Journal, 22 Mar. 2021 Petty was visibly frustrated missing a foul shot early in the second half of a 10-point performance. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, 20 Mar. 2021 Neither team attempted a foul shot in the first half. Steve Kroner, San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of foul shot

1905, in the meaning defined above

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14 Jul 2021

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“Foul shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foul%20shot. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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