He threw three balls.
He threw three free throws.
Here's an easy game to play. Here's an easy thing to say:
How many cookies could a good cook cook If a good cook could cook cookies? A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.
How may saws could a see-saw saw if a see-saw could saw saws?
How much oil boil can a gum boil boil if a gum boil can boil oil?