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With World War I raging, a band struck up the song during the seventh-inning stretch, resulting in thunderous applause.THE DALLAS MAVERICKS WILL RESUME PLAYING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM BEFORE GAMESTIMOTHY BELLAFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When Stewart walks into an upscale Pittsburgh steakhouse with a female date, the other diners erupt in applause — a standing ovation because he’s out on the town with a woman.THANK YOU, KORDELL STEWART, FOR THOUGHTFUL RESPONSE TO ‘THE RUMOR’KEVIN NAFFFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
She also, according to Republicans in the room, apologized for putting her colleagues in a difficult spot — prompting a round of applause.HOUSE TO VOTE ON REMOVING GOP’S MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE FROM HER COMMITTEESFELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNER, COLBY ITKOWITZFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It connects directly to a smartphone and allows wannabe broadcasters to add effects like applause and musical cues to their productions.GIFTS THAT MAKE VIDEO CALLS LOOK AND FEEL MORE GLAMOROUSSTAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
Díaz-Canel, therefore, did not have to win the applause of the masses with government proposals.MY VOTE ON BEHALF OF THOSE WHO ARE EXCLUDEDYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZOCTOBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Frantic applause, several times repeated, which drowned the voice of the orator.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
When he came out on the stage the applause was tremendous, and enough in itself to excite and electrify one.MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
A boy on the stage danced very finely and obtained much applause.THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
A hideous yell of applause rose from the multitude, and again he plunged his saber into the carriage.MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT

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