bridge partner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bridge partner one of a pair of bridge players who are on the same side of the game
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Quotations

  • Joe Laurie Jr.
    Joe Laurie Jr.
    “If you play bridge badly you make your partner suffer, but if you play poker badly you make everybody happy.”

Usage

In literature:

Schiffler, Mr., a partner of Mr. Carnegie in building iron bridges, 116, 117.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
Mrs. Senter and I were partners, as we generally are, if there's any bridge going in the evening.
"Set in Silver" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
If, however, the bridge is to be kept at all, it should be kept always, and in the same manner; otherwise you deceive your partner.
"The Laws of Euchre" by H. C. Leeds
Seebrook and Walters found their bridge partners and Archie and Miss Seebrook joined the considerable company that were already dancing.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
I had to partner him at bridge, and brought off a grand slam.
"Pushed and the Return Push" by George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
The dancer, like the bridge-player, cannot exist without a partner, so he can't help being sociable.
"General Bramble" by André Maurois
Your partner then relieves the guard while you make your bridges.
"Croquet" by Anonymous
She was feverishly anxious to win at bridge, and irritable to her partner if they lost.
"The Oyster" by A Peer
He makes a very bad husband and father and a worse bridge partner.
"Pieces of Hate" by Heywood Broun
I was three times your partner at Bridge, and that wasn't any fault of mine.
"A Son of the Sahara" by Louise Gerard
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In poetry:

How decent it is, and how unlike our lives
Where “fuck you” is a term of vengeful scorn
And the murmur of “sorry, partner” as often heard
As ever in mixed doubles or at bridge.
"Reading Pornography in Old Age" by Howard Nemerov

In news:

Ethical behavior can be a bridge-builder in an era where Big Pharma needs to find new partners.
View full size Rosales + Partners A stunning proposal for an S-shaped pedestrian bridge in University Circle has been designed by Miguel Rosales of Boston.
View full size ROSALES + PARTNERS A computer rendering gives the pedestrian's-eye view of a concept for a proposed pedestrian bridge at Whiskey Island in Cleveland, designed by architect Miguel Rosales of Boston.
Rosales +Partners Option "E" for the North Coast Harbor pedestrian bridge designed by Miguel Rosales of Boston resembles a lyre, or the letter "V".
Tony Bucca looks over his cards as his partner Barbara Masiero waits during their game of Bridge at the Shirley Senior Center on Tuesday morning.
Indiana Names WVB East End Partners Likely Recipient of Bridges Project Contract.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana panel has tentatively awarded a new Ohio River bridge project to a group of partners that plans to complete the project by late 2016.
Your Best Partner in Bridge.
An officer on Monday recovered two spools of copper wire valued at $3,000 that had been stolen from Power Partners, 200 Newton Bridge Road, Athens-Clarke police said.
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