Everyone knew it, because when the ambulance pulled away from the grandstand, it was not going fast.
And my father is a jockey so when I saw his picture I knew it was a grandstand at a racetrack.
A black dude in the grandstand behind Seiler began a funky dance in the aisle, wildly thrashing about in a cream-colored suit.
Before the race she met dignitaries in the grandstand, including Amanda Elliott, the vice chairman of the Victoria Racing Club.
Rep. Stevan Pearce used his turn either to express his outrage or to grandstand, or likely both.
In front of the grandstand stretched a wide, green field, enclosed with a low fence.
How are you going to do it—after you've finished your grandstand plays?
Kentfield seemed irresistible, and eight yards were reeled off, the grandstand contingent of our friends going wild with delight.
He stared at the grandstand with a bewildered, appealing face.
The roar from the grandstand above their heads deepened, then broke up into babblings and exclamations.
"main seating for spectators at an outdoor event," 1834, from grand (adj.)+ stand. The verb meaning "to show off" is student slang from 1895, from grandstand player, attested in baseball slang from 1888.
It's little things of this sort which makes the 'grand stand player.' They make impossible catches, and when they get the ball they roll all over the field. [M.J. Kelly, "Play Ball," 1888]Cf. British gallery hit (1882) "showy play by a batsman in cricket, 'intended to gain applause from uncritical spectators'" [OED]. Related: grandstanding.