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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-02-07 22:52:14

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'standing elevation' for 'standing ovation'

Standing, after all, causes elevation. Examples:

He got a standing elevation at the start of the game tonight from the Celtic fans. … 22367.html

she deserved a standing elevation

... and I Got a Standing elevation from the opposite’s team cheering section

... 200 Proof Adam Edwards steps through the ropes after a standing elevation by the crowd.

That’s awesome that you guys got a standing elevation.



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