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Pair Off [A1]
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Pair Off -- [A1]
   (Ed Gaut 1959)
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From applicable formations (Facing Lines, Eight Chain Thru, or designated dancers (Heads or Sides) from a Squared Set). EN: 10
Aus anwendbaren Formationen (Facing Lines, Eight Chain Thru oder benannte Tänzer (Heads oder Sides) aus einer quadratischen Aufstellung (Squared Set)). DE: 10

Walk forward if necessary to meet the facing dancer, then Face Out (individually turn 1/4 to face away from the center of the set). EN: 20
Tritt vor, falls erforderlich, bis du vor den angeschauten Tänzern stehst, dann Face Out (drehe dich eigenständig ein Viertel weg vom Zentrum der Aufstellung). DE: 20

Aus einer Squared Set:
Heads Pair Off

Aus Eight Chain Thru:
Pair Off

Aus Facing Lines:
Pair Off

  • Dancers must be facing each before a Pair OffEN: 30
    Die Tänzer müssen sich anschauen, bevor sie Pair Off ausführen. DE: 30
  • Face Out is relative to the center of the set. EN: 40
    Face Out ist relativ zum Zentrum der Aufstellung. DE: 40
  • Historically Pair Off has been called from a Starting Double Pass Thru. In this case, Centers Pair Off and Step Ahead, then original Ends Step Ahead and Pair Off (i.e., Cross Concentric Pair Off). This usage of Pair Off is no longer considered appropriate. EN: 50
    Historisch wurde Pair Off aus einer Starting Double Pass Thru-Formation gecallt. In diesen Fall, Centers Pair Off und Step Ahead, dann original Ends Step Ahead und Pair Off (das heißt, (i.e., Cross Concentric Pair Off). Diese Verwendung von Pair Off wird nicht länger als zweckmäßig erachtet. DE: 50

Face In | Out [MSV]:
Individually turn 1/4 in place toward (Face In) or away from (Face Out) the center of the set. EN: 110
Drehe 1/4 auf der Stelle zum (Face In) oder weg vom (Face Out) Zentrum des Sets. DE: 110

Divide & Pair [C4]:
From a Starting Double Pass Thru, Trade By, or other applicable formations. Centers Pair Off as Ends 1/4 Out and Cross Fold. Columns end in an Eight Chain Thru formation. EN: 115

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13-December-2019 02:09:53
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