Examples of power play in a Sentence
They scored their first goal on a power play.
He made a power play to seize control of the company.
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At a time when civic leaders and business magnates around America are fighting for the right to pay MLS $150 million to join the league, Precourt's power play has brought the league's business practices under scrutiny.
The Fuel tied the score during a 5-on-3 power play.
The forward notched one goal in each period, two of them coming on power plays.
But that said, there has long been a culture in places like state capitals or even Hollywood, Calif., where power plays an almost intoxicating role in how relationships get formed.
After a pair of saves by Huynen snuffed out an Ocean View power play, a steal by Giang led to an easy counterattack goal from Graham with 2:24 remaining.
The Hawks took advantage of a 5-on-3 power play early in the game when Cody Franson, a defenseman on a professional try out agreement, made it 1-0 with a shot from the left circle at 10 minutes, 47 seconds.
Saturday's match was even enough that the Roadrunners outshot the Monsters 26-23, and went 1-for-4 on power plays while the Monsters were 1-for-5.
There’s no obvious vocal power plays on the track, but Jessie's holding back makes each exhale into the hook feel like a hard hit as the lyrics paint a vivid picture of someone who spent years holding her back and trading on her fame.
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Definition of power play for English Language Learners
ice hockey : a situation in which one team has more players on the ice than the other team for a period of time because of a penalty
: an attempt by a person, group, or organization to use power in a forceful and direct way to get or do something
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