get\ to\ second\ base

get\ to\ second\ base
• second base
• get to second base (with)
• reach second base (with)
(See the examples below)

The new infielder really covers the ground at second base.

When the pitcher drew back his arm to pitch the ball, Tom ran as fast as he could to steal second base.

Bob was out at second base when Joe hit into a force play.

The shortstop backed up the second baseman on the throw.

The pitcher turned around suddenly and threw to the second baseman to pick the runner off second base.

The pitcher saw that the base runner was not on base, so he surprised him by throwing the ball to the first baseman, who ran him down before he reached second base.

The runner went to second base on a wild pitch.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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