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attempting to or designed to prevent an opponent from winning or scoring

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"We work on our defending, but not in the way people expect," said Klopp (above).
Omar Sarfaraz Cheema, while commenting on Shehbaz Sharif's statement in which he defended Rana Sanaullah has stated that criminals were defending each other's evil deeds like Sicilian Mafia.
Disappointing Defending the appeal, officers had sent scant information - only a paragraph from the meeting minutes noting the decision - were sent to the Welsh Government planning inspector, the meeting heard.
'Chris Uche and other SANs in collaboration with our 60 indigenous lawyers will be defending us at the tribunal.
Referring to the title under which the conference is held, which "Al-Quds is the eternal capital of Palestine," Sabbagh said that defending Al-Quds is the same as defending Palestine, and defending Palestine is the same as defending the existence of the Arab nation.
The Spaniard has to defend 3,550 points from now until the end of the year, with a big chunk of it being the 200 points at the US Open, where he is the defending champion.
Wong will be defending her Bukit Lanjan seat while Daroyah will defend her Sementa state seat.
Razzaq discussed the difficult nature of the task the bowlers were faced with when defending such a low total.
There is nobody on the pitch who is not involved in defending.
When we defend deep there is a lot more basic defending involved and we're not very good at it.
By defending PAB, De Lima said people could also honor and defend revolutionary newspapers and heroes before.
ISLAMABAD -- PTI has raised questions on using foreign ministry by the government for defending Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and his family.
Erol Rizaov in Utrinski vesnik directly addresses the one who is behind VMRO-DPMNE's manifesto demanding him to stand tall and show his identity for his shameless words put on this document for defending outlaws.
DEFENDING Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in the legal fee row of his defamation case, top lawyer Ram Jethmalani has said that he is ready to defend him for free.
Existing research describes defending behavior, like bullying behavior, as related to the social contexts in which it emerges (Hawkins, Pepler, & Craig, 2001; Lodge & Frydenberg, 2005; Sutton & Smith, 1999).