playing to the gallery

playing to the gallery
игра на "галерку"
играющий на "галерку"

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  • playing to the gallery — If someone plays to the gallery, they say or do things that will make them popular at the expense of more important issues …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • playing to the gallery —    If someone plays to the gallery, they say or do things that will make them popular, but which are not the right things to do.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • The Gallery (album) — Infobox Album | Name = The Gallery Type = studio Artist = Dark Tranquillity Released = November 27, 1995 Recorded = April May 1995 Genre = Melodic death metal Length = 47:48 Label = Osmose Productions Producer = Dark Tranquillity, Fredrik… …   Wikipedia

  • play to the gallery — {v. phr.} To try to get the approval of the audience. * /Whenever John recites in class he seems to be playing to the gallery./ * /The lawyer for the defense was more interested in playing to the gallery than in winning the case./ Compare: SHOW… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play to the gallery — {v. phr.} To try to get the approval of the audience. * /Whenever John recites in class he seems to be playing to the gallery./ * /The lawyer for the defense was more interested in playing to the gallery than in winning the case./ Compare: SHOW… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play to the gallery — To play for the applause of, or seek popularity with, the least cultured and least sophisticated section of one s audience • • • Main Entry: ↑gallery * * * play to the gallery phrase to say what you think people want to hear in order to gain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • play\ to\ the\ gallery — v. phr. To try to get the approval of the audience. Whenever John recites in class he seems to be playing to the gallery. The lawyer for the defense was more interested in playing to the gallery than in winning the case. Compare: show off …   Словарь американских идиом

  • play to the gallery —    A person who plays to the gallery tries to gain popularity by behaving in a way that will appeal to the majority.     It s no secret that he got elected by playing to the gallery …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • play to the gallery — to say what you think people want to hear in order to gain popularity Management accused the unions of playing to the gallery by attacking the pay talks …   English dictionary

  • play to the gallery — to spend time doing or saying things that will make people admire or support you, instead of dealing with more important matters. Politicians these days are more interested in playing to the gallery than exercising real influence on world events …   New idioms dictionary

  • gallery — gal|ler|y [ gæl(ə)ri ] noun ** 1. ) count a public building where you can look at paintings and other works of art: the National Portrait Gallery She spent her free time visiting galleries and museums. a ) a room in a museum or gallery containing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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