direct approach


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direct approach

An approach made without following a circuit pattern and intercepting the final approach directly.
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Constitutionally shy of the direct approach, Raffles was further deterred by a ball in full swing at the Empress Rooms, whence potential witnesses were pouring between dances into the cool deserted street.
But asked if City are about to change their style with a more direct approach, he said: "No - look at our midfield players and look at Frank himself.
And, amazingly for the 54-year-old, his direct approach worked, just like in Boys from the Blackstuff.
GUS Poyet's impact at Sunderland has been phenomenal, and it proves one thing in my mind: playing football will always win out over the direct approach, which has a really limited shelf life.
Preferring a direct approach to one wrapped up in rhetoric, the result is effective.
Denmark possess the necessary defensive strength to cope with Norway's direct approach and the extra quality of Ajax's attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen could give them a decisive advantage.
The Hammers allege that Black Cats boss Steve Bruce has made a direct approach to the 25-yearold striker behind their backs.
The Direct Approach Dating Summit for Men was a two-day conference held in London, England in November 2010 to help single heterosexual men address their fears and insecurities as it relates to approaching women, conversing with women, and letting women know what their most genuine desires and interests are.
Rovers have abandoned their renowned direct approach since Sam Allardyce was sacked and replaced by Steve Kean, but have also found themselves dragged into the relegation fight.
As police negotiate for her release outside evil detective Nick Henshall's flat, Katie, played by Sammy Winward, tries her own more direct approach -with a gun pointed directly at her head.
I've not had a direct approach from either the sport's governing body UK Athletics or the promoters of the Crystal Palace meeting Fast Track so I don't know exactly what we are dealing with here.
Congress, AHPA plans to support this kind of direct approach to address occasional reports of products labeled as" dietary supplements" that contain anabolic steroids, a class of controlled substances that adulterate supplements and make them unlawful.