The horse in question dawdled along
at the back of the field until - just as it was poised to show its fabled turn of foot - it was pulled up.
There were noisy appeals when the fielders thought Di Venuto under-edged a pull on 17, but spectators could have been forgiven a post-lunch slumber as the batsmen dawdled along
at a little over two an over, having been nearer four first time around.
All Roberto Mancini needed was a branch and a Morris Minor to complete a splendid Basil Fawlty impersonation after his striker had dawdled along
the touchline in possession and been robbed by the voracious Seamus Coleman.
But, as the blas fowl dawdled along
the boom's south wall, its more mainstream competitors floated past to victory.
Hamilton, 23, pounced as the teenager "dawdled along
" on her way home from work, listening to music on her mobile phone and texting her sister.
We dawdled along
the Brighton Pier, fresh with the smell of new paint and again preening itself for a new season of visitors eager to sample the funfair rides, the candy floss, the amusement arcade and the fortune teller's forecasts.
Neil Carter dawdled along
a single and was beaten by Gideon Kruis's direct-hit from mid-on.
He dawdled along
, scuffing his feet in the dirt of the road which had been destroyed by a storm the previous year; the broken sections of asphalt washed out to sea or scattered among the rocks on the shore.
I dawdled along
looking at things: ivy on an old wall; the delicate tracery of the willows against the clear blue sky; and the frantic comings and goings of nesting blackbirds.
Ian Bell dawdled along
a single and was run out by Defreitas's direct hit while Shaun Pollock and Jim Troughton, to the dismay of the many Warwickshire supporters present, were both snuffed out second ball.
While they dawdled along
the branching path of myriad difficulties that will arise with respect to shielding risk information from potential insurers, I was already at the end of the road.
For too long they have dawdled along
in the inside lane, purchasing second-rate, ordinary players from third-rate, mediocre clubs.
We dawdled along
on rock-and-roll track, following the route of 19th-century wagons, while trucks and busses on Interstate 80 passed us by.
Since the 1970s, when inflation dawdled along
at 30%, Brazil has used a system of price indexing.
Nordic Admirer dawdled along
at the head of affairs but gave way after just half a mile, whereupon Munro sent Generous into the lead, metaphorically painting a target on his back for Swinburn to aim at.