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be fielding

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe fieldingbe fieldingDSthe team that is fielding in a game of cricket or baseball is the one that is throwing and catching the ball, rather than the one hitting it opp be batting field
Examples from the Corpus
be fieldingThe Natural Law Party, which is fielding 313 candidates, unveiled its long-awaited party election television broadcast last night.He joined a Swift factory that was fielding a five-strong team, and immediately found himself struggling to get on the pace.Labour are fielding a strong candidate in Alan Milburn.In an extensive media publicity campaign last week the Natural Law Party announced they would be fielding candidates in each constituency.The Liberal Democrats are fielding Chris Pym.For the first time in the season, Gergiev is fielding the cast initially promised, and the singing is superlative.
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