no room at the inn

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Biblical stoy of the birth of Jesus (Luke 2).

Noun[edit]

no room at the inn

  1. (baseball) A phrase used by play-by-play announcers to describe a situation in which an ineffective pitcher is pitching with the bases loaded.
    The pitcher is struggling to throw strikes but there's no room at the inn.