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    #1

    beat them to every ball

    Please paraphrase the following in red more easily.

    Julie Foudy was the one who set up the offense on the field and, in critical seconds before win-or-lose minutes, urged her teammates to "beat them to every ball."

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    Re: beat them to every ball

    Depends. Is this, and your last question, about cricket? This sort of context should be easily available, and could make a huge difference when talking about games. They all have their own terminology.

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    #3

    Re: beat them to every ball

    Julie Foudy is a retired American soccer star. She was a member of the team that won the first Women's World Cup.

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    #4

    Re: beat them to every ball

    Usually, "beat them to every ball" means get to the ball before the others do.

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    Re: beat them to every ball

    Unpakwon, remember that the members here are from all over the world and we are not all familiar with the same sports. Please give the source of any quote you use, give us context and (with examples like this one) tell us which sport you're talking about.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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