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away game

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n away game a game played away from home
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Usage

In literature:

The fortunes I gamed away, and the plate ships I boarded!
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
Then Grandpa Martin brought away the hoe and shovels, and told the children they must play at some other game.
"The Curlytops on Star Island" by Howard R. Garis
Then away he marched, scolding to himself about little girls who played silly games.
"Five Little Friends" by Sherred Willcox Adams
Unquestionably they were successful hunters, carrying game to a great gluttonous band feasting with energy two miles away.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The experience of the writer has been chiefly away from dogmatic limitations in the use of games.
"Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium" by Jessie H. Bancroft
But I wouldn't let any one throw money away on what is apt to be a losing game.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
She had watched the girls all through the game, and at its end sped away to the dressing room and changed her clothes with remarkable expedition.
"A Dixie School Girl" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
Then he began to howl and gave the game away.
"The Dragon's Secret" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
So they played a defensive game, and spent much time keeping Stanton's ball away from the positions he desired.
"Patty's Friends" by Carolyn Wells
Meat of wild game had been put away with much care during the previous fall in anticipation of this feast.
"Indian Child Life" by Charles A. Eastman
Well, we won that game, a breeze having just sprung up; and, carried away by enthusiasm and mutual admiration, we collected another.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
Brimfield was football-crazy now, for the Big Game loomed enormous but four days away.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
He would have been better satisfied had Dave acted grouchy or stayed away from the game.
"Dave Porter and His Rivals" by Edward Stratemeyer
He walked away from the few people he knew, and tried to interest himself in the games they were playing but he could not.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
With one foot, daintily as a game-cock scratches, he brushed away the fallen leaves, revealing the mess underneath.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
He had the game in his own hands and dribbled away his chances like a coward and a fool.
"A Daughter of Raasay" by William MacLeod Raine
Away North there's buffalo and deer, and game a-plenty, up along the Saskatchewan, and farther up on the Peace River.
"Northern Lights" by Gilbert Parker
In that way they very often succeed in scaring our game away altogether.
"The Slave of Silence" by Fred M. White
They were crowding upon him; they were driving away his game: this was his trouble.
"The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman" by Uncle Philip
He found one in Will Henderson, as soon as Peter Blunt had moved away to watch the games at the tables.
"The One-Way Trail" by Ridgwell Cullum
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In poetry:

The youth obeyed, and sought for game
In forests far away,
Where, deep in silence and in moss,
The ancient woodland lay.
"The White-Footed Deer" by William Cullen Bryant
Watch out for games, the actor's part,
the speech planned, known, given,
for they will give you away
and you will stand like a naked little boy,
pissing on your own child-bed.
"Admonitions To A Special Person" by Anne Sexton
I'll give up all I want to do
And do whatever you tell me to.
Heavenly Lady, take away
All the games I like to play,
Take my life to fill the score,
Only bring him back once more!
"Sancta Maria, Succurre Miseris" by Amy Lowell
Slower now, slower now,
Softer the music sighs;
Look, there are beads on your partner's brow
Though there be light in her eyes.
Lead her away and her grace requite,
So goes the game on a winter's night.
"The Dance" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
She went around the play-ground, so full of life and gay,
She left them at the farther arch, so she beat them at croquet.
It was late that evening, and as I went away,
I know not how they came out, in that pleasant game, croquet.
"Croquet" by Julia A Moore
"That's 'ow I met this Duchess Wot's-'er-name --
Or Countess -- never mind 'er moniker;
I ain't no 'and at this 'ere title game --
An' right away, I was reel pals with 'er.
'Now, tell me all about yer 'ome,' sez she, An' smiles at me.
"A Digger's Tale" by C J Dennis

In news:

Mishawaka quarterback Sam Schrader runs away from a Cathedral defender en route to a touchdown during the Class 4-A state championship game Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.
Though Green Bay has been impressed with his play on the field, it's his actions away from the game that give cause for concern.
The highest-ranked men are sometimes accused of shying away from risk in their game play.
As the last minute of the game ticked away, the No.
EMINENCE — The Eminence boys' basketball team was inches away from winning Saturday's home game against Clay City.
"Just giving away games like this, it's not pleasing to the fans, it's not pleasing to us".
The Detroit Tigers were just one game away from what could be a sweep of the World Series when the threat of rain put everything on hold.
GeekDad has three copies — one each of the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii versions of the game — to give away to lucky readers.
Detroit Pistons guard Rodney Stuckey (3) knocks the ball away from Golden State Warriors guard Jarrett Jack during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich.
Vanguard's sixth-year volleyball coach Jason Morris is one win away from leading his team to the state title game.
Athens – The University of Georgia Athletic Association Ticket Office has identified cutoff scores for 2012 football renewable season tickets, away game and single home game tickets.
Bell says "it wasn't determined" after London if he would head future NBC Olympic coverage, but says the "short window" until the Sochi Games 15 months away "necessitated the sense of urgency of the need" to begin his new job.
Although the game was tied 3-3 in the early going, the Centurions pulled away with one touchdown in each of the last three quarters.
Cheerleaders may wear cute outfits and position themselves far away from any in-game action, but what they actually do can be pretty dangerous .
MOUNT AYR — In a game where the average scoring play came from 33 yards, Mount Ayr pulled away from Central Decatur in the second half on its way to a 41-24 victory here on Friday.
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In science:

There are excellent books dealing with the underlying theory of Monte Carlo games; studying the books requires some depth in mathematics, scaring away the beginner.
Monte Carlo: Basics
In order not to give the game away, welocity must obviously take ordinary values, i.e. triples of real numbers, when the presupposition has failed.
On the Persistence of Homogeneous Matter
This criterion states that, irrespective of future gains, one would never give away one’s entire fortune for a ticket in any game, as this would correspond to an infinite loss in utility at the time of purchase.
Menger 1934 revisited
For finite noncooperative games, they show that the dynamics need not converge to the subgame perfect equilibrium, and limiting equilibria can be far away from the this equilibrium.
Evolutionary Exploration of the Finitely Repeated Prisoners' Dilemma--The Effect of Out-of-Equilibrium Play
For α = 2, the system cycles on a periodic orbit; for α > 2, it spirals into the fixed point; for α < 2, it spirals away from the fixed point, and ends up with only one strategy surviving. A variant of the rock-paper-scissor game is played by the males of a lizard species [106].
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
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