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Specific periods of time in a game or match

break

noun

a pause in a sports match

extra time

noun

a period of time that can be added to the end of a match if both teams have the same score

first half

noun

the first part of a sports match

full-time

noun

the end of a sports match, after the teams have played for the usual amount of time

half

adjective, adverb, noun, number, predeterminer, pronoun

one of the two equal periods of time into which a game of football, basketball, hockey etc is divided

half time

noun

in football and some other team sports, a period of rest between the two halves of a match

injury time

noun

time added at the end of a match because time has been lost dealing with injured players

overtime

noun

extra time at the end of a sports game

quarter

noun

one of four periods that a game is divided into in some sports

run-in

noun

the period of time before an important competition

stoppage

noun

a period of time when a game stops because of injury or bad weather

sudden death

noun

an extra period of time added to the end of a game when both players or teams have the same score, in which the team that scores first wins

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