long game


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long game

n.
The aspect of golf involving long shots with woods and low irons.
References in classic literature ?
Huntingdon,' said Hargrave, as he arranged the men on the board, speaking distinctly, and with a peculiar emphasis, as if he had a double meaning to all his words, 'you are a good player, but I am a better: we shall have a long game, and you will give me some trouble; but I can be as patient as you, and in the end I shall certainly win.
As good as the long game was the first few days, it was as bad today.
Director of British Future Sunder Katwala said: "This is a chance for Nicola Sturgeon to play the long game.
Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband are both ambitious Mail Capricorns who know how to play a long game.
However, Chinese companies play a long game, and Alibaba is making a come-back to the ring by acquiring a stake in smartphone vendor Meizu.
Another two points dropped, but the long game is still wide open.
I'm in it for the long game," said the Baftanominated actor.
He knows which buttons to push, but I play the long game and wait.
The head coach is also playing long game with former Dudley Kingswinford prop Thorp, who is out on loan to Birmingham & Solihull Bees at present.
Hamilton has often come across as a gung-ho driver at times rather than someone who plays the long game over the course of a race.
When she slows down a bit, such as on the closer, "Long Long Game,'' she reveals the soulfulness and vocal dexterity that make her such an engaging performer.