blow-by-blow account

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blow-by-blow account

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Fig. a detailed description (of an event) given as the event takes place. (This referred originally to reporting on boxing.) I want to listen to a blow-by-blow account of the prizefight. The lawyer got the witness to give a blow-by-blow description of the argument.
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But creationists have a creed that the Bible is literally true; Genesis is a blow-by-blow description of what God did at the beginning.
Bernstein will analyze both bouts for Showtime and Steve Albert will provide the blow-by-blow description.
Zecola provides a blow-by-blow description of the hardships and progress in finding a cure for Parkinson's disease, and offers a framework to analyze how and when a cure may be found.
Extensive use of transcripts of meetings, media reports and portions of correspondence certainly gives a true picture of the tedious and time-consuming nature of the conflict, but it becomes rather tempting after a while to read the excellent introductions and conclusions to each chapter, and forego the blow-by-blow description sandwiched in between.
They would revel in his blow-by-blow description of use value versus exchange value, of labor power versus labor, and in the fact that he never fails to exult with resounding huzzahs over each single defeat of Marx, which peal on practically every page of the book.
During our last conversation, he spent two minutes asking after me and my boyfriend then rattled on for a full 35 minutes with a blow-by-blow description of how he'd built display shelves and re-decorated their living room.
com) give a point-by-point score in the competition and a blow-by-blow description of the ups and downs of sheep farming, friendship and love in the Scottish Highlands.
The Logic Trap would lure you into a blow-by-blow description of what happened:
The reader is given a blow-by-blow description of the battle and the admirable deeds of the English sailors in resisting unto near-death.
In some of the most vehement language employed in any of her works, Zora presents a blow-by-blow description of her near-attempt at killing her stepmother:
This chatter includes Pamela's anger that her parents are separated and her mother has a new boyfriend; another friend, Elizabeth, has to have a pelvic exam for a vaginal discharge, and she gives her friends a horrified blow-by-blow description of the exam.
His resulting book, ``Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War,'' gave an unusually complete, moment-to-moment, blow-by-blow description of modern, high-tech urban warfare.
Blow-by-blow descriptions of armed robbery and the aftermath of gunfights share space with contemplations of the culture, politics and laws of the Western territories from the late 1860s through the first decades of the new century.
Expect close-ups of competitors dealing with nerves and blow-by-blow descriptions of robots shooting balls like mechanized Michael Jordans.