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pat

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« on: December 28, 2012, 07:52:59 PM »
Should this really be a common word? I don't think it's used in the UK.

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Re: Sandlot
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2012, 03:59:58 AM »
Have to agree; I played the word, but it was a guess; the COD quite clearly shows it as 'N. American'. I think in general any word or phrase which uses 'lot' in this way (parking lot, building lot) tends to be N. American. I don't know what we'd call it in UK - a sandpit perhaps?
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Re: Sandlot
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2012, 03:28:26 PM »
I've only heard it used in connection with amateur baseball, so I could see that it wouldn't be used outside the US and maybe Japan.  Do any other countries have baseball teams?

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Re: Sandlot
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2016, 12:29:31 PM »
This word is now classed as rare.
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