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draw play

In American football, a play in which the quarterback moves as though he's going to pass the ball but then hands it off to a player running toward the line of scrimmage. They scored a touchdown after their quarterback totally faked out the defense with a draw play.
See also: draw, play
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The lopsidedness of the draw played out into the second week with three of the quarterfinalists in the top half -- Federer, Nadal and Murray -- combining for 32 Grand Slams.
The two sides could not be separated last Saturday in an entertaining 1-1 draw played in blustery and wet conditions.
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The opposite side of the draw plays today as Federer begins his bid for a sixth title in seven years against Argentina's Brian Dabul, warning his rivals he feels as good as ever.
After finishing second at an earlier qualifier in this year's competition, Mick was ecstatic to finally make it to the final, although he admitted that luck of the draw played a part in his victory.
It was in direct contrast to the tame draw played out in Glamorgan's opening four-day match against Middlesex at Lord's last week, after the hosts were unwilling to engineer a result, preferring instead to bat out the final day.
This year's qualifying event will run between Saturday June 10 and Sunday June 11 with the main draw played from June 12 to 18.
so soon after the cracking 2-2 draw played out between the Blues and Manchester United, this game takes on a whole new significance.
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