stick to the script

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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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He stuck to the script wherever possible, responding carefully and slowly, and declined to be drawn into the partisanship that gripped the room.
North African sides were expected to perform well in Egypt this summer and the Desert Foxes are arguably the only one of those teams to have stuck to the script.
Everyone on the set was apparently on their toes to make sure the girls stuck to the script.
Yet the only official who stuck to the script was Prime Minister Saad Hariri.
Fedspeak from Quarles and Bullard has since been at odds on the tightening pace, while Dudley stuck to the script on post-hurricane rebuilding.
SCOTT BROWN insists scotland stuck to the script at Hampden - even though Gibraltar served up an early plot twist.
Japanese number one Kei Nishikori stuck to the script against Peter Polansky with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 victory, but injury-hit Canada won Friday's second singles match to leave their Davis Cup world group clash on a knife's edge.
Even after a reporter joked that "I thought you were in Philadelphia" - a reference to Chip Kelly's clich-filled news conferences - the affable Helfrich stuck to the script.
Lewis Hamilton's team-mate at least stuck to the script and let the Brit finish ahead of him as per instructions from their management team.
He may have stuck to the script, but when the complete abrogation of responsibility comes from the mouth of the president rather than from his spokesmen it sounds infinitely worse.
"There was a mixture and variety of tries but the key thing was that we stuck to the script."
Will Thomas' tearaway pack stuck to the script perfectly.
At this point, if the show stuck to the script, the group would have to survive on a food budget of about a tenner.