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    On Winning End

    I understand this:

    "The team was on the losing end of the game."

    Could I write this as the opposite:

    "The team was on the winning end of the game."

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    Re: On Winning End

    Welcome, bases.

    Yes, you could. Sports writers use all sorts of creative — often bizarre — expressions in their desperation to avoid repetition.

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    Re: On Winning End

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome, bases.

    Yes, you could. Sports writers use all sorts of creative — often bizarre — expressions in their desperation to avoid repetition.
    Thread closed. Clone of banned user.

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