Definition of action replay in English:

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action replay


1A playback of part of a television broadcast, typically a slow-motion replay of an incident in a sporting event.
Example sentences
  • And we learnt that pitch-invaders probably do not warrant a slow-motion action replay from a reverse-camera angle, which is what Sunday's got.
  • I realised when I came out of the jungle and saw the action replay, that I'd actually done eleven hundred.
  • How many times have you watched a match and waited for the action replay to see what REALLY happened?
1.1 informal An exact repetition of an action or event: husband Simon promised her an action replay of the wedding if she could lose weight
More example sentences
  • There was a collective groan as Hayles collided with a Dutch rider and clattered down the steep incline in an action replay of an incident which had ended his Olympic dream in Sydney.
  • The calamitous covering work continued three minutes later when a Moore cross and free Thompson header offered an action replay of the first goal.
  • Our first game against Pakistan was an action replay of the recently concluded Pepsi Cup final in Bangalore where India were thrashed.

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