Definition of 'expansive'
Example sentences containing 'expansive'
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They are a very structured unit who play expansive rugby.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It is not just about attacking or expansive football.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They have already shown that they can play with incisive expansive freedom and that they lack a cutting edge.Times, Sunday Times (2014) The Sun (2013)
That football is the way we want to play, open and expansive.The Sun (2010) The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We play an open, expansive game.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It's not an incentive to play expansive rugby.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
We do want to make it difficult for teams to play against us and show we can play an expansive and exciting game.Times, Sunday Times (2009) The Sun (2008)
We play this attacking, expansive football.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They are playing a much more expansive game than they have over the past few years and are prepared to use the ball.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
That keeps a team on the front foot, which is great for us as we play a brand of rugby that is expansive.Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2013)
Something more expansive, philosophical.The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Stick to generous, oversized shapes and a restrained palette, and you will end up with something that feels expansive and calming.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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