One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A game in which ten skittles are set up at the end of a track (typically one of several in a large automated alley) and bowled down with hard rubber or plastic balls.
- ‘Planning permission for a new tenpin bowling alley was granted by only one vote.’
- ‘He's taking them tenpin bowling.’
- ‘Some recreational activities were retained to cater for all age groups, such as golf and tenpin bowling.’
- ‘Perhaps a tenpin bowling alley could be installed there.’
- ‘From Monday to Friday a game of tenpin bowling along with a burger or hotdog and fries is only £3.20.’
- ‘They won £100 that they spent on a tenpin bowling trip.’
- ‘She went to the cinemas a few times and played tenpin bowling.’
- ‘Over the past few months there have been numerous fundraising events, including tenpin bowling and football tournaments.’
- ‘Anyone interested in tenpin bowling can contact the state representatives.’
- ‘He has abandoned his efforts to save the game of tenpin bowling as we know it.’
- ‘In tenpin bowling, you roll the ball down the alley to strike the pins.’
- ‘The town's long-awaited tenpin bowling alley opened its doors for business on Monday.’
- ‘The government paid out thousands to give us summer camps, free flying and tenpin bowling.’
- ‘They had organised a tenpin bowling night, because they wanted something that everyone could understand easily.’
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