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1. Sport the situation in which a player or team in an eliminatory contest wins a preliminary round by virtue of having no opponent
2. Golf one or more holes of a stipulated course that are left unplayed after the match has been decided
3. Cricket a run scored off a ball not struck by the batsman: allotted to the team as an extra and not to the individual batsman
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BYE-BYE: Uncomfortable smear tests and an anxious wait
Bye-bye Cytoxan, bye-bye Adriamcin, hello life again, I know that I'll survive.
Sweet Bye-Bye by Denise Michelle Harris Walk Worthy Press, September 2004 $23.95, ISBN 0-446-50008-9
Then Jaylin said, "Big Bird go bye-bye," and she started crying.
Rand Amir, a fifth-grader in Baghdad, says her classmates threw the pages out a window while yelling, "Bye-bye, Saddam."
Bye-bye four-runner fields from Hexham - but unfortunately it might also mean bye-bye Hexham permanently.
Then maybe we can send the Zoltan Kovaks of the world a bye-bye e-card of condolence.
One new product line in the mass market that is shaking up the acne treatment category is Sassy Doo Inc.'s Bye-Bye Blemish, a three-item collection that has been picked up by a number of drug chains, including Brooks Pharmacy, Duane Reade, Eckerd Corp., Longs Drug Stores and Discount Drug Mart.
Pocketing the gold medal and waving bye-bye to the judges, he bade the audience "Auf Wiedersehen" and left the stage, all smiles.
The least impressive ballet shown at the festival was Say Bye-Bye (1980), which was nonetheless performed well by the Netherlands Dance Theater.
Above all, however, he must concentrate on correct shooting form for baby jumpers and set shots - making sure to wave bye-bye with his wrist on the follow through.
But Lennon is used to being written off and recalls how ITV tweeted: "Bye-Bye Celtic" when they were drawn alongside Barcelona, Benfica and Spartak Moscow in the 2011 Champions League.