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Meanwhile, play-acting has become a feature of the AGL, especially with the referees' overprotective attitude encouraging players to dive after any tackle -- waiting to be awarded fouls and penalties.
I also said that, if we met a team in the mould of Argentina or Portugal who thrive on play-acting, diving and wind-up tactics, then Rooney would lose his cool and get sent off.
Instead of this government play-acting at governing it should get its act together once and for all as its Midsummer Night's Dream has surely become a Comedy of Errors for a lot of folk.
The Dutch winger received heavy criticism for alleged play-acting when Chelsea beat Liverpool, but rebounded with a goal against Everton.
He has a high old time with the material, and makes a viewer feel like an honored guest at his play-acting party.
No play-acting, no pretending that something is different from what is really is, no cover-ups.
It is another of his Impersonations, his play-acting, but it is one that nobody on stage, other than Horatio, can possibly understand.
The author's son, Adam Cohen, an award-winning photographer, captures the children's faces and play-acting beautifully, chronicling their efforts to help Eddy move forward and achieve his secret dream.
The fun starts when the play-acting begins to turn real: Felix pouts when Francois declines at first to wear the pink pullover he has bought him for his birthday.
Even if they do crash out in seven days and wave goodbye to any chance of a place in the UEFA Cup they will have learnt from the play-acting and technical ability of their opponents.
He wore makeup; his brightly colored, outrageously cut suits were really costumes; and he dramatized his songs with brilliant dancing and extravagant play-acting.