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Not specifically related to sports, but consider leave no loose ends untied and dot the i's and cross the t's dot the i's and cross the t's (idiomatic) To take care of every detail, even minor ones; To be meticulous or thorough. Before taking the project to the CEO, let's make sure we dot the i's and cross the t's. Wiktionary


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I don’t know if the origin of the similar expression: “cover all {the} angles” (from ‘WordReference[dot]com) is related to sports, but as used in the following excerpt from page 17 of Teach'n Beginning Defensive Field Hockey Drills, Plays, and Games Free Flow Handbook by Bob Swope (via ‘Google Book’), it does seem to be relevant to at least hockey (and ...


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Another possibility (not specific to sport) is: ready for every contingency. A "contingency" is a possible but not very likely future event or condition;an eventuality; a future emergency that must be prepared for. Example: The United States is ready to deal with any contingencies in North Korea, a White House spokesman said on Thursday, dismissing ...


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Leave no stone unturned Fig. to search in all possible places. (As if one might search under every rock.) "Don't worry. We'll find your stolen car. We'll leave no stone unturned." "In searching for a nice place to live, we left no stone unturned." to do everything possible in order to achieve or find something. "Both sides have vowed ...


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Wouldn't it be study The devotion of time and attention to acquiring knowledge on an academic subject, especially by means of books: the study of English an application to continue full-time study Oxford Dictionaries Online Similarly Collins to apply the mind to the learning or understanding of (a subject), esp by reading: to study ...


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We do say "less than, greater than" but other than adding "even" we don't really change "more" to fit the noun. "We have even more people here today than yesterday" or "We have a greater number of people here today than yesterday." Those are both comparisons. If you didn't want to compare and if you didn't want to use "more" then you could potentially say ...


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absenteeism actually is the word you're looking for. absenteeism : the act of staying away from work without a good reason. Quizlet : the act of staying away from work without permission or prior notice. Sweetwater Reporter Alternately, you might consider cutting work cut : to fail to attend purposely: cut a class. ...



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