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To kick or hit a ball in a game or sport

strike at

to try to hit or kick something such as a ball with your hand, foot, or a piece of sports equipment

kick

verb

to hit a ball with your foot in a game such as soccer

play

verb

to hit or kick a ball

knock

verb

to hit a ball

cross

verb

in sports such as soccer, to kick or hit the ball from one side of the field to someone in the middle or on the other side

pass

verb

to kick, hit, or throw the ball to another player in a sports team

dribble

verb

to move forward with a ball by bouncing or kicking it several times in games such as basketball and soccer

smash

verb

to hit a ball very hard

hook

verb

to hit, kick, or throw a ball so that it moves in a curved direction, especially in golf or soccer

shoot

verb

in a sport, to throw or kick a ball in an attempt to score points

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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