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    Smile meaning of "minutes"

    Hello,

    I have a question.

    When a guy who is a captain of baseball team in high school says
    to his lower-grade team mates, "I'm going to get my minutes,
    but you guys have been practicing really hard", what does "minutes"
    mean here?

    Does he mean he's going to leave the team soon because he's
    going to graduate the school?

    Thank you,
    Tara

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    Re: meaning of "minutes"

    Quote Originally Posted by tara View Post
    Hello,

    I have a question.

    When a guy who is a captain of baseball team in high school says
    to his lower-grade team mates, "I'm going to get my minutes,
    but you guys have been practicing really hard", what does "minutes"
    mean here?

    Does he mean he's going to leave the team soon because he's
    going to graduate the school?

    Thank you,
    Tara
    I would assume he was talking about playing time -- time on the field during a game. He might have been explaining why the other players were spending a lot of time on the bench.

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    Smile Re: meaning of "minutes"

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I would assume he was talking about playing time -- time on the field during a game. He might have been explaining why the other players were spending a lot of time on the bench.
    Hello Mike New York,

    Thank you very much for your kind explanation.
    I'm glad I can understand it.

    Bye,
    Tara

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    Re: meaning of "minutes"

    Quote Originally Posted by tara View Post
    Hello Mike New York,

    Thank you very much for your kind explanation.
    I'm glad I can understand it.

    Bye,
    Tara
    You're welcome, Tara.

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