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What does PLA stand for?

PLA stands for Plucked from the Air (budgeting method)

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Her colors are like autumn leaves that have been plucked from the air before they fall away; they do not disperse.
Ronaldo slipped free, showed unbelievable technique to control a high ball then blasted over; Figo wriggled like a eel into the area and delivered a cross that hung agonisingly until plucked from the air by Nikopolidis; Rui Costa, with minimum back lift, missed by a metre; Ricardo Carvalho unlucky to see his shot saved.
A short line-out ploy between Trent McMurray and Chrystie took Cov back into the Welsh 22, and with both sets of forwards locked in combat in the left corner, Mark Meenan launched an inch-perfect crossfield kick to the opposite side which Johnson plucked from the air before sending Baker clear to the posts for Cull to convert.