in the dirt
Definition of in the dirt
baseball, of a pitch
: having hit the ground near home plate before reaching the catcher He swung and missed at a curveball in the dirt.
Word by Word Definitions
: a filthy or soiling substance (such as mud, dust, or grime)
: something worthless
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