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  • n  incidental activity performed by an actor for dramatic effect

  • A bit of byplay to National Politics took place last week in New York.
  • Ratner's challenge, and that of screenwriter Jeff Nathanson, is giving the stars enough comedy byplay to keep audiences awake between the big action scenes, and RH 3 gets it done.
  • Although they failed to draw enemy fire from the opposite bank, the Turks, who take soldiering seriously, refused to admit that the byplay had been sport.
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  • Voice of Hawks named Sportscaster of the Year
    By KENNY WALTER WEST LONG BRANCH — A Monmouth University alumnus and sportscaster has again captured the title of the New Jersey Sportscaster of the Year. Matthew Harmon, the play-byplay announcer for Hawk’s football and color analyst for Hawk’s basketball, was honored for the fourth time by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). read more
    April 22, 2014 - The Hub

  • Michael Voss in The Australian
    I did see it and oh yeah, Steven Baker would hope there is not behind-the-goal footage. There was a bit of byplay going on and then one finished it,Voss told the viewers.
  • Chris Russo in Newsday
    That byplay between me and Mike, I miss that occasionally,Russo said. "I can't deny it. But overall, I don't have any regrets."
  • Joey Votto in Indiana Gazette
    Yeah, he has some of the coach-player sociological byplay; he's not a guy who's going to hang on every word you say. But I think he respects the coaching staff to the point where he knows we're going to make him better. We're fighting together. And... George Karl USA Today Feb 14, 2006 14069 18972 byproduct I'm too shy to get into this stuff. I just enjoy doing my job," Votto said. "I like that it's for something positive and it's a byproduct of us both winning and me playing well. That's a good thing."

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