Rules of the Game

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Rules of the Game

Informal for regulation. Rules of the game should not be confused with the Rules of Fair Practice.
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He knew much less - the Chief Inspector was positive - than certain other individuals he had in his mind, but whose arrest seemed to him inexpedient, besides being a more complicated matter, on account of the rules of the game. The rules of the game did not protect so much Michaelis, who was an ex-convict.
But not yet; he meant to get hold of him in his own time, properly and effectively according to the rules of the game. The present was not the right time for attempting that feat, not the right time for many reasons, personal and of public service.
When the archers had stepped forward, the herald rose and proclaimed the rules of the game: how that each man should shoot three shots, and to him who shot best the prize of a yoke of fat steers should belong.
It was a fine arrangement for Henry Crawford, who was close to Fanny, and with his hands full of business, having two persons' cards to manage as well as his own; for though it was impossible for Fanny not to feel herself mistress of the rules of the game in three minutes, he had yet to inspirit her play, sharpen her avarice, and harden her heart, which, especially in any competition with William, was a work of some difficulty; and as for Lady Bertram, he must continue in charge of all her fame and fortune through the whole evening; and if quick enough to keep her from looking at her cards when the deal began, must direct her in whatever was to be done with them to the end of it.
By all the rules of the game the referee should have broken it, but he did not, and Danny clung on like a surf-battered barnacle and moment by moment recuperated.
Then the herald stood forth and loudly proclaimed the rules of the game as follows:
"Israel has violated the rules of the game and resolution 1701; and this was admitted internationally and officially in Lebanon," he said.
International coaches from Malaysia and Canada gave presentation on the rules of the game and other related information to the sports journalists.
'The handbook is the Bible that will ensure that you don't change the nature of the sport or alter the rules of the game,' he added.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) rightly took notice of it, and asked him to remove the gloves as they violated the rules of the game. According to the rules, players cannot display personal or political affiliations in their uniform.
He said the courses will help in imparting latest knowledge of coaching and the participants will also be taught about the changing being made in the rules of the game.
Indeed the lessons of football extend beyond our individual and collective behaviour and - at the risk of stretching an analogy way too far ndash I invite you to imagine that the world is like a football stadium.RULES OF THE GAMEJust as Fifa sets the rules of the game on the pitch, so countries, through organisations such as the United Nations, have set out the rules of the game on the world stage.