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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOME RUN

Then he heard a great uproar, and voices yelling "A home run!"

He had boosted the ball clear out of the lot, a home run just like that.

Pete Backus surprised his chums and himself by knocking a home run.

Hed have had a home run if it hadnt been for that stone wall, said Tuckerman.

You knocked a home run that first day of school, and you can do it again.

Don't you remember that home run he knocked the first day of school?

It wasnt nothin, that home run; any feller could have done that!

The score was 13 to 12 in Summervilles favor; Martys home run had saved the day!

If he starts to open the door you ask me, What's a home run?

Becker knocked a home run with two men on the bases, and it tied the count.

WORD ORIGIN

1856, from home + run (n.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HOME RUN

bull's-eye

nouncenter of a target
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