stick to the script

stick to the script

To continue to follow the existing plan, outline, guidelines, directions, etc. We need each department to stick to the script if we're going to get this product ready in time for Christmas. You've got all the notes you need to give the presentation yourself. Just stick to the script, and you'll be fine.
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Refusing to stick to the script during his BBC interview he laughed: "The President and all the politicians can keep out of it.
The prepared speech will supposedly last for 35 minutes, and although President Duterte promised to stick to the script we can't fault him for going off-course.
Oil bulls are betting OPEC will stick to the script. Consultancy Energy Aspects expects compliance rates of around 80 percent but getting Iraq to adhere to the quota will be challenging.
According to the charges levelled against her, El-Hennawy did not do her assigned work correctly as she did not stick to the script prepared for the episode, instead using offensive words about the president.
But once they realize Waller doesn't plan on them succeeding, they might not stick to the script. The (http://www.ibtimes.com/san-diego-comic-con-2016-schedule-dates-times-movie-panels-sdcc-2392185) movie hits theaters Aug.
I think he would have a much better chance of winning if he would quit making so many unfortunate public utterances and stick to the script." Trump has faced the strongest criticism of his presidential campaign, including among most key figures in his own Republican Party, since saying late last month that the Indiana-born judge overseeing the Trump University lawsuit may be biased because he has Mexican heritage.
Winning 46-6 in their second pool match with Samoa, De Jager knows they have it in them if they can stick to the script.
Lola Kirke, who plays Tracy, said that the key to working with Gerwig and Noah Baumbach is to stick to the script. "They write really good dialogue for actors, and they're very particular about saying those words and nothing else--there's no improv."
More rebellious colleagues will opt for a "shouty" lining in their suit, or maybe a jazzy tie, but on the whole we tend to stick to the script.
That's the trouble with actors - they don't always stick to the script.
She doesn't care if it doesn't stick to the script of the usual fluff all too commonly churned out by US networks - Two and a Half Men springs to mind.
But he is satisfied that Roberto Martinez's strength of leadership and belief in possession football will ensure that overall the players stick to the script.
But his is satisfied that Roberto Martinez's strength of leadership and belief in possession football will ensure that overall the players stick to the script.
P A Sangma who was in the chair reminded the MPs to stick to the script.
but they did giggle when a teacher came to the stage and said, "Please stick to the script and stop trying to be funny."