: a pass (as in football or basketball) made to a predetermined spot on the field or court rather than directly to a player
Examples of spot pass in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebSeveral have been spotted passing the time playing with fidget spinners while Democratic House managers gave their opening statements.
Sophie Lewis, CBS News, 24 Jan. 2020 But two fledglings from Green Bay, Wisconsin, were recently spotted passing through Rainbow Beach.
Morgan Greene, chicagotribune.com, 29 Aug. 2019 More Chinese submarines have been spotted passing through the Malacca Straits and past the Andamans into the Indian Ocean, troubling India’s navy, which has relatively meager tools to track submarines.
Alastair Gale, WSJ, 23 July 2017
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