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act so as to delay an event or action in order to gain an advantage

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But CAN'T BUY TIME hasn't stopped progressing yet and can go in again.
Totesport, who trimmed Ruby Walsh's ride Big Fella Thanks a point into 7-1 favourite, also saw money for Can't Buy Time (20-1 from 25-1).
20 Haydock Sporting (50:30:20:10) 9-12 Exmoor Ranger, Jass, Pretty Star, 8-11 I'moncloudnine, Palypso De Creek, 7-9 Malko De Beaumont, The Vicar, Can't Buy Time, The Sawyer, 6-8 Jaunty Flight, 5-7 Akilak, Mark The Book, Nirvana Swing, 2-4 Regal Heights.
The trainer of 15 festival winners also confirmed that National Hunt Chase favourite Can't Buy Time was an intended runner in that race under JT McNamara, expressed stamina concerns for Pertemps Final favourite Don't Push It, and targeted Butler's Cabin at the Fulke Walwyn Kim Muir Challenge Cup.
Comcast walked away last month from a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion, citing regulatory concerns.
Part of the observers assess that the game between the government and the opposition is unreasonable because they only buy time and don't restore the dialogue.
Recommendation Buy time of last match goal at 62 Sporting Index EVEN if tonight's London derby turns into a slow-burner, this season's statistics point to a late goal at Crystal Palace, writes Mark Langdon.
Coeure said that central banks could buy time but not take the place of governments in solving the crisis.
Confirmation that Greece wishes only to buy time, according to Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski, is the attitude of Athens toward mediator Matthew Nimetz, who has trouble visiting the countries considering that for more than a year Greece is not giving him consent that he would be received by anyone.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Yemeni opposition groups said the country's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh's welcome to the UN Security Council resolution which calls for a transition of power in the country is just a deceit move to buy time.
So we are looking at a shortlist from the middle of the card consisting of Meanus Dandy, Can't Buy Time, Triggerman, Gentle Ranger and Major Malarkey.
If McCoy believes any other of his possible mounts, including Can't Buy Time and Synchronised, look to have a better chance, then he would desert the horse that gave him his most memorable day in racing.
In recent weeks bookmakers have seen plenty of cash for the Willie Mullins-trained and JP McManus-owned Arbor Supreme, as well as Jonjo O'Neill's Can't Buy Time, a stablemate of McCoy's selection.
And he is hopeful both of his runners - Can't Buy Time and Don't Push It - can go well over the Aintree fences.