injury time

noun

British
: time that is added at the end of a game of hockey, soccer, etc., because of time lost when players are injured

Examples of injury time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Carles Gil scored in first-half injury time and the New England Revolution picked up its first victory of the season by defeating Charlotte FC 1-0 on Saturday night in cold, rainy conditions. Observer Wire Reports, Charlotte Observer, 6 Apr. 2024 Preliminary assessments indicate the vessel may have been between 35 and 57 feet long, although no whale strikes had been reported in that area during the injury time frame. Li Cohen, CBS News, 5 Mar. 2024 Ilkay Gundogan could have snatched a win with a last gasp chance in injury time, but the German passing the ball to the wrong side of the post meant that Xavi was left to lament what could have been ahead of the return fixture at the Montjuic Stadium on March 12. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2024 Sheffield came back from 2-0 down to equalize but couldn't find another way back, with Danny Welbeck polishing off the win in injury time. Mattias Karen, USA TODAY, 27 Jan. 2024 The Loyal received a lifeline in the fifth of nine minutes of injury time, when Senegalese defender Mohamed Traore chopped down South African forward Tumi Moshobane just inside in the upper right corner of the penalty area. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Oct. 2023 Observations from Saturday’s game: ⋅ Defining moment: In first-half injury time, Harkes took possession in the center circle, then continued forward to give the Revolution a 2-0 halftime lead. Frank Dell'apa, BostonGlobe.com, 16 July 2023 Matos is declared the loser for taking too much injury time after hurting his leg. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 23 Aug. 2023

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“Injury time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/injury%20time. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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