One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
plural nounusually the Summer Games
- ‘he won a gold medal at the Summer Games’another term for Olympic Games
- ‘Team USA also brought home the gold at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney.’
- ‘Also shown were photos from the carrying of the Olympic torch to the Summer Games in Beijing.’
- ‘He is tipped as a potential champion in the Summer Games.’
- ‘She responded to the critics who called her a quitter for not finishing either of her races at the Summer Games.’
- ‘She will be swimming for more than herself and her country during this year's Summer Games in Athens.’
- ‘Runners will carry the torch through the Chinese capital until Friday when it arrives at the opening ceremony for the summer games.’
- ‘The International Olympic Committee is meeting to decide which nation should host the 2016 Summer Games.’
- ‘About an hour ago, his dream of winning seven gold medals in the Summer Games came to an abrupt end.’
- ‘Women were the big track winners at the 2000 Summer Games.’
- ‘There was great excitement here on Saturday evening when the Irish Ladies Basketball Team won a Bronze medal at the Summer Games.’
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