There are two different kinds of bats.
The first is one that a baseball player uses to hit a baseball.
A baseball bat can be made of wood or aluminum.
In the game of baseball, the person who tries to hit the ball is called a batter.
The batter swings the bat at the ball.
Most American kids own at least one baseball bat.
The second type of bat is one that flies around the sky at night looking for food.
A bat is a type of rodent, like a mouse.
Bats live in areas that provide natural protection. They live around caves, and they are found near river valleys.
Bats are good to have around because they eat a lot of bugs such as mosquitoes.
Many people are afraid of bats because they look kind of creepy.
The most famous bat is Batman.
There are some expressions that make use of the word “bat.”
I’ll go to bat for you. (I’ll support you or protect you.)
“I’ll go to bat for you” （我会支持你或保护你。）
She’s got a few bats in the belfry. (She’s a little crazy.)
“She’s got a few bats in the belfry.”（她有那么些许疯狂。）
He’s as blind as a bat. (He can’t see very well.)
“He’s as blind as a bat”（他看得不是很清楚。）
So far you’re batting a thousand. (You’re doing extremely well.)
“So far you’re batting a thousand.”（你做的非常棒。）