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On base   /ɑn beɪs/   Listen
On base

On first or second or third base.  Synonym: aboard.

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"On base" Quotes from Famous Books

... may have derived from it, just as the satisfaction with which we look back upon a right action far more than compensates for any pain with which it may have been attended. The 'mens sibi conscia recti' is the highest reward which a man can have, as, on the other hand, the retrospect on base, unjust, or cruel actions constitutes the most acute of torments. Now, when a man looks back upon his past actions, what he regards is not so much the result of his acts as the intention and the motives by which the intention was ...
— Progressive Morality - An Essay in Ethics • Thomas Fowler

... poison, and I'll end your strife; I hate to keep a poor precarious life. Would I my safety on base terms receive, Know, sir, I could have lived without your leave. But those I could accuse, I can forgive; By my disdainful silence, ...
— The Works of John Dryden, Volume 5 (of 18) - Amboyna; The state of Innocence; Aureng-Zebe; All for Love • John Dryden

... the run, in their platoons and are then marched to relative position on base platoon as indicated by position ...
— Military Instructors Manual • James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker

Words linked to "On base" :   baseball, baseball game

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