Examples of underdog in a Sentence
I always root for the underdog instead of the favorite.
As a lawyer, she consistently represented the underdog.
Recent Examples of underdog from the Web
After missing the playoffs in 2016, the Hornets (6-5) made the postseason and played the role of underdog, even just for one week.
The Jaguars are a 28-point underdog to the Cowboys, who come in ranked No.
Howard, a Football Championship Subdivision school, was a 45-point underdog to UNLV on Saturday — and stunned the host Rebels 43-40.
Behind the Madness by The Weeknd New albums released this year by Drake, Rihanna, Bieber and alternative underdogs Twenty One Pilots take the lead, but The Weeknd's BBTM stayed popular even after releasing in August 2015.
Then there's the other, more positive spin on things: Root for a cool underdog.
Remember, the Spartans are on the road and the underdog in this game for the third straight year.
Those factors leave the Colts as a 13-point underdog for Sunday night's game.
None were a match for Veep, however, a series that used to be an Emmys underdog in this category before eventually pushing off habitual winner Modern Family.
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