HOCKEY in a Sentence

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For HOCKEY, below is one of 9 sentences:
When the opposing hockey team scored its third goal only minutes into the first quarter, the home team's spirits seemed to flag.

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 Meanings and Examples of HOCKEY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
hockey
 n.  game on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters
Classic Sentence:
1  In tam o'shanter and tweed skirt Carol felt herself a college junior going out to play hockey.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
Example Sentence:
1  I've never played ice hockey - it's far too dangerous.
2  Football and hockey players wear shoulder pads.
3  She was awarded her colours for hockey/her hockey colours at the end of term.
4  He wrenched his right shoulder during a game of hockey.
5  Take any sport basketball, ice hockey, swimming or whatever.
6  Football, cricket and hockey are all team sports.
7  She was a versatile athlete, especially in basketball, hockey, and track.
8  When the opposing hockey team scored its third goal only minutes into the first quarter, the home team's spirits seemed to flag.