Commentators narrating an event.
- An example of a play by play is sports commentators narrating a game.
- An example of a play by play is telling your friend every detail of your date.
Play by play is defined as reporting on every single detail of a game or event just as it happened.
recounting each play of a game or each incident of a happening as it occurs or occurred
such a recounting, as of a sporting event broadcast on TV or radio
Being or giving a detailed running account of the action of an event, especially a sports event, as it occurs.
A detailed commentary of an event as it unfolds.