Definition of 'gambit'
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Her opening gambit is getting them to watch a romcom. The Sun (2015)Japan's diplomatic gambit is not restricted to railways. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Perhaps it was an opening gambit, much like the haka at a rugby match. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It wasn't the best opening gambit. The Sun (2012)PC Here is the big political gambit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)OK, as an opening gambit the line is not exactly dynamite. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their usual opening gambit was simple enough: "Can you sell my record for me? THE LAST PARTY: Britpop, Blair and the demise of English rock (2003)He said about his opening gambit: 'It was a huge risk. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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