supporting players

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Noun1.supporting players - a cast other than the principals
cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae - the actors in a play
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No sooner had Bell appeared on the stage than his supporting players, each in his turn, received his cue and took part in the action of the drama.
BOC Secretary-General Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar thanked HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa for his directives, hailing his keenness on supporting players.
He also lauded the services of those sports organization supporting players who making all out efforts to dig out talented players.
I loved the atmosphere, the challenges, the tackling, the fans supporting players when they make a challenge - the enthusiasm of the Premier League.
Under the agreement, the Aspire Academy will prepare and develop players at both academic and technical levels within the National Fencing Programme, which is divided into three stages: exploring Qatari talent, sponsoring them and supporting players during the competitions to achieve global levels.
There's a reason that back in the day "Will & Grace" was frequently referred to as "Jack & Karen"-- supporting players Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally got all the best lines.
The contractor will be responsible to support the policy of supporting players secured personal microcredit conducted by the fund deposits.
The ACA and Cricket Australia (CA) have worked hard on educating players about health and well-being and supporting players and their families over the last decade with several initiatives, including an annual two-week 'visitors period' where touring players have their families travel and stay with them for free for a fortnight.
Yet Priestland persisted in kicking away possession downfield without finding touch or giving his own supporting players a chance to challenge for high balls or pressure the return run/kick.
Andrew's Road, Darren Tordoff, inclusion officer for Kirklees Council's disabled children team, said: "This exciting new club gives children who enjoy playing football the opportunity to be coached by professionals who have experience of supporting players with additional needs.
She and her co-star take full advantage of a fantastically strong script, as do supporting players like Philip Bosco and Peter Friedman.
PESHAWAR, May 31, 2011 (Frontier Star): Deputy Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Khushdil Khan Advocate underscored the need for promotion of sports and for supporting players as peace was gradually returning to the province due to effective measures of the government.

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