team

noun
1 group of people who play a sport together
ADJECTIVE
home, hometown
away (esp. BrE), opposing, rival, visiting
decent, strong
successful, winning
weak
losing
dream

The manager has chosen his dream team for the World Cup.

junior, senior, youth
under-16, etc.
A, B, first, second, etc.
international, local, national, Olympic
England, Ireland, Scotland, US
French, Japanese, etc.
baseball, basketball, football, relay, etc.
college, school, varsity (esp. AmE)
display (BrE)

a parachute display team

special (in American football)
five-man, five-person, five-strong, five-woman, etc.

Spain are fielding a three-man team in this race.

men's, mixed, women's
VERB + TEAM
field, have
choose, get together, organize, pick, put together

Can you get a team together by Saturday?

coach, manage
be in, be on, play for, play in (esp. BrE), play on (esp. AmE)

I'm playing for the first team this week.

be called up to (BrE), be selected for, get into (esp. BrE), get on (esp. AmE), get onto (esp. AmE), make

Cole has been selected for the team to meet Italy next week.

You didn't make the team, I'm afraid.

be dropped from, be left out of
join, sign for (BrE), sign up for (esp. AmE), sign with (esp. AmE)

He is looking to sign for a Conference League team.

I signed up for the school basketball team.

He hopes to sign with an NFL team.

play, play against
beat
lead
support
TEAM + VERB
enter (esp. AmE), get into, make it into
compete (in sth), take part (in sth) (esp. BrE)

The team competes in a local league.

There are six teams taking part.

play
play sb, play against sb
win (sth)
lose (sth)

Our team lost the final.

TEAM + NOUN
game, sport
captain, coach, manager, owner, president (esp. AmE)
official (esp. AmE)
mate (usually teammate)

He apologized to his teammates for his mistake.

championship, competition, event, prize
effort, performance
selection
talk (BrE)

The lads were given a rousing half-time team talk by the coach.

roster (AmE), sheet (BrE) (= the list of players chosen for the team)
PREPOSITION
in a/the team, on a/the team

I'll have you on the first team.

Whose team are you in? (BrE)

Whose team are you on? (AmE)

team for

She's in the team for the World Championships.

2 group of people who work together
ADJECTIVE
joint

a joint team of European and North American economists

five-strong
husband-and-wife
campaign, creative, design, development, editorial, investigation, management, marketing, production, project, research, sales

a member of the senior management team

legal, medical, surgical
multidisciplinary
special

A special team of police officers will patrol the town.

crack

a crack team of lawyers

rescue, SWAT (esp. AmE)
VERB + TEAM
assemble, build, form, put together, train

Willing volunteers formed teams of helpers to carry everything in.

a specially trained team of advisers

make

You and I make a good team.

head, lead, manage, run
send

The charity sent a team to the area hit by the earthquake.

join

She has recently joined our sales team.

leave
work as

We're learning to work together as a team.

TEAM + VERB
comprise sb, consist of sb

The team consisted of six investigators and two secretaries.

develop sth, operate, work on sth

the team that developed this microchip

work with sb/sth

The team will work closely with other government departments.

TEAM + NOUN
leader, member
player (= sb who works well as part of a team) (informal)
meeting
approach
building, development

The survival course was intended as a team-building exercise.

chemistry (esp. AmE), dynamics

We have a great team chemistry.

spirit
effort

It took a tremendous team effort to finish the project on time.

PREPOSITION
in a/the team (esp. BrE), on a/the team (esp. AmE)

There are 20 people in/on the team.

team of

a team of scientists

PHRASES
a member of a team, part of a team

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