long game


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long game

n.
The aspect of golf involving long shots with woods and low irons.
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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.' He fixed his eyes upon me with a glance I did not like, keen, crafty, bold, and almost impudent; - already half triumphant in his anticipated success.
"And I think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in what he's doing is trying to play the long game. To play the long game he's going to need the support from up above and he's going to need really strong leadership over the next two or three seasons to be able to have those four or five transfer windows that he needs.
"I think Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, what he is doing, is trying to play the long game.
Heckingbottom reckons playing the long game has paid dividends with landing combative Vela who also attracted interest from the likes of Derby, Hull and Leeds.
But, it will require the investor to play the long game. Qatar is a young country with a strong economy and an expat-friendly environment," he said.
For now, I'm putting my head down and playing the long game.
I HAVE begun to realise the long game that is being played by our crafty government.
So deep down he knew that his wayward long game was not up to scratch at Pebble Beach as only his exemplary powers of recovery had kept him in contention for three days.
'I played pretty good with my long game, irons and putting,' said the long-hitting Van der Valk, who birdied Nos.
Play a Long Game: Let's be clear: the status quo will always push back because people's stability is normally threatened by the new.
Loop Capital analyst Anthony Chukumba lowered his price target on RH to $140 after the company reported its second negative earning surprise in the past three quarters driven by "significant top-line slowdown in thefinal two months of the fiscal year" coming from "nearly unprecedented global stock market volatility." Although the management lowered its FY19 guidance, the analyst believes that the company is "playing the long game" in cultivating a luxury brand rather than ramping up promotions.