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a series of actions that is part of an event
The dancer finished her routine with a spin.
stand for someone or something else
When athletes compete in the Olympics, they wear uniforms to show which country they represent.
meet the requirements for something
The gymnast hoped her scores would let her qualify for the final round of competition.
acts of giving up something that you want in order to get or do something else
Waking up early on Saturdays is one of the sacrifices Ethan must make to be on the swim team.
groups of animals living together in the same place
The scientists studied one of the world’s biggest penguin colonies.
an animal that has a hard outer skeleton, jointed legs, and three main body parts
The Japanese spider crab has the longest legs of any crustacean.
the state of being kept in a place and not being able to leave
More than a thousand lions live in captivity in zoos and wildlife parks.
the contestant who is in the lead in a race
The energetic young horse was the front-runner during the entire race.
a paper or electronic form used for voting
Dad marked the ballot to show his choice for mayor.
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