take the field

idiom

sports
: to run out onto the field to begin play
The home team took the field.

Examples of take the field in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Royals were set to take the field before severe weather arrived at Kauffman Stadium. Jaylon Thompson, Kansas City Star, 3 July 2024 Every day, the Dodgers watch Mookie Betts take the field hours before first pitch, field dozens of ground balls in pregame infield drills, and endure the toil of perfecting the shortstop position. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 11 June 2024 Before the Orioles take the field for Thursday’s opening day against the Los Angeles Angels at Camden Yards, beat reporters Jacob Calvin Meyer and Matt Weyrich and editor Tim Schwartz give their opinions about how the 2024 season might play out. Tim Schwartz, Baltimore Sun, 28 Mar. 2024 And in 2024, the city’s first professional women’s soccer team, the Super League’s Tampa Bay Sun FC, will take the field. Terry Ward, Condé Nast Traveler, 12 Jan. 2024 See all Example Sentences for take the field 

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“Take the field.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20field. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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