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  • n  the audience at a stadium or racetrack
  • n  a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
  • v  perform ostentatiously in order to impress the audience and with an eye to the applause
    She never misses a chance to grandstand

  • At the Delaware County Fair in New York state, demolition derby entrants crash their clunkers on the muddy track of the grandstand.
  • At pretty little Santa Rosa, Calif, last week, 8,000 fun-loving rustics sat in the grandstand of the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, watched 46 local jalopies rattling round round the.
  • Owner Stoneham, who inherited the Giants from his father last January and has followed them on road trips this summer, hurried arrangements for improving his grandstand as a .
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  • Jenson Button in The Press Association
    Button in particular, though, was having none of it as he said: "I was wetting myself when I saw the paper. It's hilarious We did this promo thing in a VW campervan and stopped at a petrol station on the way up, handing out grandstand tickets. So we...
  • Ricky Ponting in Sydney Morning Herald
    That's the shortest game of cricket I've ever played, no doubt,Ricky Ponting said. "Obviously the shorter the game goes, the bigger the difference a single over or shot makes. [Marshall's six over the grandstand] was a pretty impressive...
  • Lewis Hamilton in
    I think he's coming, yeah - I've invited him. It will be good that he's there,he said in The Sun. "I've got grandstand tickets so I said you can choose whether you want to be in the paddock or the grandstand. I said he should go into the...

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