by-play


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by-play

Theatre secondary action or talking carried on apart while the main action proceeds, esp in a play
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OVER the weekend, as a by-play to losing great chunks of money at Newmarket, I ate and drank and was served by really pleasant, mostly young and thoroughly helpful staff who believed I was in the Champions Gallery for gastronomic, rather than socio-economic, reasons.
The new slimline, focused Montgomerie clearly heard the jibe but was far too busy to indulge in any concentrationbusting by-play.
Instead of developing some of the droll by-play between the two goodie cops - their script readings together are another comic highlight - the film sadly relies instead on endless destructive chases by car and on foot.
Nevertheless, the primary focus of the interlude is upon the comic by-play of master and servant quite independent of these Luciferian vaunts.
As in the Shakespearean period, audiences at the new Globe, for instance, show simultaneous awareness of both character and actor, and appreciate the by-play between them.
Such by-play was credited by many for inducing Mark Ramprakash to play a false shot which saw him lose his wicket to Warne in the decisive Test at Trent Bridge.
First, from the introduction: After expressing a philosopher's dissatisfaction with the scientist's view that the vast landscape of life on our planet is the result of blind chance and necessity working on the indifferent elements, "accidentally giving rise to the subjective phenomena that inexplicably adhere to them as a redundant by-play," he writes: "Rather, since matter gave such account of itself, namely did in fact organize itself in this manner and with these results, it ought to be given its due, and the possibility for doing what it did should be attributed to it as residing in its primary nature: this genuine potency must then be included in the very concept of physical `substance"' (pp.
Given the author's focus on the diplomatic record and especially on arms control, he has made a commendable effort to examine contemporary domestic politics in both Washington and Moscow as backdrops to the by-play between the two capitals.
The play gets down to business with brisk by-play right from the start:
And, seriously or not, Sandy skillfully articulates the old traditions, both in the verbal by-play of the club and through his poetry.
Following the overwhelming success of the premiere CHAMPIONSHIP GAMING INVITATIONAL event in July 2006, this round of competition will feature gaming legend Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel as the exclusive play- by-play commentator.
Later, also, 'there is much homosexual by-play between MULLEADY and the two queers', Rio Rita and Princess Grace (H, p.