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the state of play

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe state of playthe state of playespecially British English a) SITUATIONthe position reached in an activity or process that has not finished yet What is the state of play in the current negotiations? b) DSthe score in a sports game state
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the state of playLet me remind you of the state of play at that time.I can't comment on the state of play in the negotiations.Depends, of course, on the state of play.That's the state of play in Milton Keynes where Labour lost four seats, and control.Gerry, what's the state of play?
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