supporting players

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a cast other than the principals

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Supporting players happily sign their own death warrants by telling anyone who will listen, preferably the stepfather, that they know he is a charlatan and intend to expose him.
Supporting players sign their own death warrants by saying that they intend to expose the charalatan, as each step along the linear plot is telegraphed.
Carew's power and ability to hold the ball up and release other supporting players made Villa a bigger attacking threat than at any other time this season.
The Central Building is distinguished from its lumbering supporting players by Hadid's characteristically dynamic geometry--in plan, it resembles a lightning bolt, physically connecting (and metaphorically animating) the surrounding sheds.
Vowell is very well-read on these murders and displays a knowledge of the surroundings and supporting players that marks the true fan.
When faced with this type of defensive compactness, your team must vary its point of attack to create penetrating spaces for overlapping and supporting players away from the ball, and thus break down your opponent's defensive shape.
There were a few supporting players here, which helped out and also benefited from the ensemble but might not hold up on their own.
So the beauty of this book is not in the whodunnit but in the web of exotic (and erotic) supporting players.
But sex and even love remain supporting players in the drama of Hart's life, at least in Bach's perspective.
The supporting players are strong here as well, although Polley seems miscast as a worldly addict turned nun.
They were in Compo country to make a movie, and our OAP heroes were recruited as supporting players.
Her text bristles with their names: Mary Douglas, Slavoj Zizek, Michel de Certeau, Pierre Bourdieu, Felix Guattari, Giles Deleuze, Judith Butler, Helene Cixous, Jean-Joseph Goux, Erving Golfman, and a host of supporting players whose names and ideas make fleeting appearances, strut and fret their two minutes, and are gone.
The cast of supporting players quickly pick up on this challenge and move in along the sidelines, waiting--as I am--to see how this performance will end.
When the model includes heterogeneous reactions, however, nitrogen oxides lose their starring role and drop to supporting players while other compounds become the biggest ozone-eaters.
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are the star attractions, but it's supporting players Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek and Jason Lee who walk off with the movie.
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