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Synonyms for bye

you advance to the next round in a tournament without playing an opponent


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Amna Fayyaz (PIA) qualified for the Quarter-final with a BYE.
Thongsbridge, who had a bye in the first round, are away at Birkby RH.
In his first 15 Tests, Haddin has let through a staggering 179 byes at a rate of 6.2 an innings.
Byes: Bed Eagles, Frank Parker Dragons, Athletic United, Haunchwood Juniors, Bulk Braves, Leamington Hibs, London Road Lions, Frank Parker Swifts, Christ The King Rovers, Christ The King, Wedd Thistle, Cov Sphinx, Whitestone Sports.
Group 6: Little Lever v Norcross; Alderley Edge,Davenham byes; Bradshaw v Highfield; Fulwood & Broughton v Kearsley; Wallasey v Southport & Birkdale; Alsager,Chester Boughton Hall,Skelmersdale,Denton St.
"I'd rather not have the byes but we do and I'm not going to make a big deal about it," OSU coach Mike Riley said.
In the first Test at Edgbaston Stewart let eight byes go past him, a whopping 25 went through at Lord's, four at Nottingham and seven at Headingley.
Byes: Abertysswg, Caerau Ely, Fall Bay, Llangadog, South Gower, Treharris, Whitehead.
Nothing's better than a bye for Oregon except what the Ducks seem to do with it.
(Byes: Cobh Ramblers and Wexford Youths) Pool 2: Finn Harps v Cockhill Celtic, Galway FC v Mayo League.
Conducted on a geographical basis, the draw consists of six ties and 10 byes which must include the six clubs that qualified for UEFA club competition and/or the Setanta Sports Cup.
Byes: Derry City and Sligo Rovers POOL 3: Shelbourne v Mervue United, Tolka Park (8.00pm).
All clubs competing in Europe and the Setanta Cup received byes. Ties will be played the week of March 24.
Byes: Shamrock Rovers & Shelbourne Matches to be played midweek in the week commencing Monday 3rd April 2006.
Top seed Greg Loban got bye, Henry Leung beat Ammar Altamimi 12-10, 11-4, 11-4 in 25 minutes, Mohamed Elshirbini beat Waqas Mehboob, 11-7, 13-11 and 11-9 in 31 min, Shehab Essam got bye, Mazen Gamal got bye, Chi Him Wong beat Sean Conroy 11-7, 11-9, 11-8 in 31 min, Mostafa Asal got bye, Karim Ali Fathi got bye.