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    Smile the team made a basket

    After planning a good strategy, the team made a basket and scored the winning point.



    What does the line in bold refer to? Thanks.


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    Re: the team made a basket

    If they were playing basketball, then making a basket would be putting the ball in the basket, like scoring a goal for football, you see what i mean!

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    Re: the team made a basket

    Quote Originally Posted by Elatinamex View Post
    If they were playing basketball, then making a basket would be putting the ball in the basket, like scoring a goal for football, you see what i mean!
    Thanks, Elatina.

    Is it very idiomatic?

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