home game


: a game played in a team's own stadium, park, etc.
The team has done much better in its home games than on the road.

Examples of home game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Twenty-five years later, a boy resurrects his father’s dream – to play a home game and lose by fewer than 10 goals. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 14 Nov. 2023 Capital One Arena is several blocks north of where the youth was killed Saturday night, and the Washington Wizards played a home game there that started about three hours before the shooting. Emily Davies, Washington Post, 29 Oct. 2023 Sunday’s game marks the fourth Chiefs match attended by the 12-time Grammy winner this season, and the third home game she’s shown up to in support of her new beau’s team. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 23 Oct. 2023 Swift first met Donna during Kansas City's home game against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 24. Stacy Lambe, Peoplemag, 5 Nov. 2023 An opossum, whose name is unknown, ran across the field during Texas Tech University’s home game against Texas Christian University and quickly captivated the internet. Kaetlyn Liddy, NBC News, 3 Nov. 2023 The postseason format in 2021 was different — five teams in each league reached the postseason and there was a win-or-go home game between wild-card teams — but the layoff for the leagues’ best teams was the same. Jorge Castillo, Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov. 2023 The Milwaukee Bucks tapped Flavor Flav to perform the national anthem ahead of the team’s home game against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone, 30 Oct. 2023 Videos from the same YouTube page has been used all season before each home game, the school said. Jacob Lev, CNN, 22 Oct. 2023 See More

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“Home game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20game. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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