One effective ploy is to pull down your shirt and squirt milk into his face from concealed bulbs.
"It does seem to be an effective ploy," Smash whispered back.
This was an especially effective ploy on wickets afflicted by rain.
When Aronha decides that something is dishonorable, we can't do it even if it would have been a pretty effective ploy.
So they set up for a more effective ploy.
These can be effective ploys, but they sometimes come across as maddeningly condescending.
This, I thought, was his most effective ploy yet; a long drawn "Aah .
He had learned how to duck a punch, and that was his most effective ploy.
Similarly, waiting until next year to go to the payroll office to pick up a check that was available on Dec. 31 is not an effective ploy.
It was an effective ploy, and it was not the first time they had used it.