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- n. The first batter in the batting order.
- n. The first batter of an inning.
- v. To be the first batter of an inning.
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- v. set in motion, cause to start
- v. teach immoral behavior to
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David Towarnicky to lead off the fourth inning and the last two on Elon errors in the fifth and sixth.
Well, they have taken away the foundation, made the shaft start sheer from the dirt like a spear of asparagus, and, instead of an acute angle, by which I hoped to show the work was done and lead off the eye, they have made an obtuse one, producing the broken-chimney-like effect which your eye will not fail to condemn in No. II.
After Joe Stanley fanned for the second time to lead off the frame, the next striker hit a routine grass clipper down to Tales that went right through his legs.
The tunnel appears to lead off from a blank wall, but, following a suggestion made by Filip Coppens, we examined this wall and found that it had once been a doorway.
In a bold, confident tone, I said this: Teixiera will lead off the inning with a hit, then A-Rod will deliver his biggest hit ever in a Yankees uniform.
So I'm going to have D Squadron lead off and search for the soft spots and give what warning they can of any Russians who've perhaps got across the Kuppenheim-Bischweier Road.
On the blackboard, arrowed chalk lines lead off in all directions like comettails to possible interpretations.
Several small, ironbound doors lead off the main part of the warehouse, most likely to secure rooms used for storage.
Those familiar with Old Slang would call it “taking a long lead off first base.”
J. D. Crouch chaired the meeting, and he asked Burns, as the State “deputy,” to lead off the discussion of the Outcome Document.