grand'stand play"

1. an ostentatious play, as in a sport, overemphasized deliberately to elicit applause from spectators.
2. any action or attempt designed to win approval or to make a strong impression: His going to work on Christmas was another of his grandstand plays.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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