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suh bing

  • n  working as a substitute for someone who is ill or on leave of absence
  • v  be a substitute

  • The segments apparently featured a body double, a photographer and avid rower who wrote about his experience subbing for Jarvik in a newsletter published by his Washington .
  • On occasion, he even tries to imitate Julia Child recipes, liberally subbing in less expensive alternatives, like 69 a pound chicken leg quarters instead of duck confit.
  • Flutes and pipes shrilled and wailed, a trombone (subbing for the snail shell) neighed an angular melody, to the spine-tingling thump-and-throb of drums, gourds, rattles.
News & Articles

  • John Oliver’s off to a strong start on 'The Daily Show'
    John Oliver got off to a good start as Jon Stewart’s summer replacement on “The Daily Show.” Monday night’s show, Oliver’s first of an eight-week subbing stint, averaged 1.5 million viewers on Comedy Central — in line with what the show averaged this season with Stewart hosting...
    June 12, 2013 - New York Post
  • John Oliver Knows His 'Daily Show' Takeover is Strange
    John Oliver officially started his summer gig subbing in as host for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show last night, and right up front, on Night No. 1, he wanted everybody involved to admit that it was "weird." And then he admitted that he could do without the huge frickin' NSA news.
    June 11, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • Dubbing Hall of Fame
    Marni Nixon may be the embodiment of behind-the-curtain singing in big Hollywood musicals. But there have been other incidents of singers surreptitiously subbing vocals of the stars. (We’ll skip for now the scores of celebrities, from Whitney Houston to Mariah Carey, who have lip-synched live to their pre-recorded vocals).
    June 10, 2013 - Washington Post

  • Doc Rivers in The Associated Press
    We had to keep subbing him for one minute and two minutes, and I thought the reason we got up early was because of Rasheed Wallace,Rivers said. "We got it low in the post, he started scoring, and I thought what happened was late in the...
  • Bruce Pearl in ESPN
    Ironically, he tipped it in with his right hand,Pearl said. "He can't raise his arm to make a free throw. I thought about subbing him on injury. But how could you in that situation? And he made one."
  • Chauncey Billups in Forbes
    We changed it up a lot and as we started subbing and subbing, some guys were thinking we were doing one thing when we were trying to do another thing,Billups said. "Because of that, he was getting those backdoors and getting those dunks....

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