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round of applause

A round of clapping, often as a show of approval or appreciation. Let's welcome our special guest with a round of applause!
See also: applause, of, round
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As low-key as Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson tried to make it Tuesday night, the final regular village board meeting he presided over after 32 years in office ended with both a round of applause before adjournment and a standing ovation just after.
At yesterday's 2-0 win over Bournemouth, at Goodison Park, Billy's image appeared on a big screen, and tens of thousands of fans joined in a round of applause during the 21st minute of the match.
How about a round of applause for America First Policies for bringing us all together today.
BEN WOODBURN received a round of applause in the Wales dressing room after his wondergoal.
"I called for a round of applause instead of a minute's silence and that was respected.
I think the Kop recognised that it was a wonderful goal at the end and if you can get a round of applause from them, that would mean a lot to anyone - a player, manager, coach, whatever.
Can you imagine 11am on November 11 being marked by a round of applause? There is no poignancy or dignity in applause, just an uneasy sense of shame at the nation we have become.
Normanton counter attacks were soon halted by some ferocious tackling, with the pick of the tackles being a huge hit by Noah George on a Normanton player that received a round of applause from the spectators.
The 'We belong Together' hitmaker had ordered her 1995 live performancef 'Fantasy' to be played as she gave birth to the babies so that they coulde born to a round of applause.
He set down his spatula and delivered a round of applause.
"When I am pushing up daisies it would be nice for 50 people at Hendon to mark my demise with a round of applause!"
A round of applause rang out around Rhys Jones's former school yesterday morning as tearful children and teachers remembered the football-mad youngster.
The friends of the lady who only had eyes for bags and pipes actually gave her a round of applause.
It is an observable fact that architects can be all too quick to design buildings and environments in ways which are bound to create problems--and then show their ingenuity by bypassing them, waiting for a round of applause rather than the proper response, which is 'Why did you do something which created a problem in the first place?' The classic example of this, across the developed world, is the near obsession with building on flood plains.
Once again, the crowds at Garnier demonstrated their enthusiasm, cheering the cast on in a round of applause that echoed long into the night.