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  1. play-by-playadjective

    Describing a sports commentary in which a commentator describes every action in some detail, often assisted by a second commentator who provides background information and other comments

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of play-by-play in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of play-by-play in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of play-by-play in a Sentence

  1. William E. Holler:

    You can do what you want to do, accomplish what you want to accomplish, attain any reasonable objective you may have in mind--not all of a sudden, perhaps not in one swift and sweeping act of achievement--but you can do it gradually, day by day and play by play, if you want to do it, if you work to do it, over a sufficiently long period of time.

  2. Peter Feigin:

    We are so excited to welcome Lisa to the Bucks family and to bring such a talented play-by-play announcer to our broadcast team, lisa's extensive television broadcasting background, including her play-by-play work for high-level NCAA basketball on several national networks, makes her the perfect choice to take on this major role. While we appreciate the significance of selecting Lisa, and we celebrate this historic moment, Lisa earned this position based on her extraordinary skills and experience. We look forward to Lisa becoming the voice of Milwaukee Bucks.

  3. Joe Pott:

    I am thrilled at the chance to call another game with Bryce, he makes me better as a play-by-play person because he forces me to be so detailed in my call; I learned a lot about the job I do and the way I call a game, based on his feedback, when we worked together previously.

  4. Mitch Holthus:

    Just imagine the play-by-play ... ReeceHall stands in the pocket and throws it. Touchdown Kansas City! He finds Calvin Hall in the end zone --creating their ownHall of Fame.

  5. Dan Mullen:

    I’ve known Ed for a long time. I like Ed, great coach, obviously, he won a national championship just a couple of years ago (in 2019). He hasn’t forgotten how to coach in that time frame, so I just think in today’s world with coaching, your rating as a coach is week-to-week, if not play-by-play on Saturdays. That’s not just him. That’s all of us, you know what I mean?


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