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  1. play

    • IPA[pleɪ]

    英式

    • v.
      engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose;engage in (a game or activity) for enjoyment
    • n.
      activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children;behaviour or speech that is not intended seriously
    • noun: play, plural noun: plays

    • verb: play, 3rd person present: plays, gerund or present participle: playing, past tense: played, past participle: played

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    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose:

      the children were playing by a pool

      her friends were playing with their dolls

    • 2. engage in (a game or activity) for enjoyment:

      I want to play Snakes and Ladders

    • 3. amuse oneself by engaging in imaginative pretence:

      the boys were playing at soldiers

    • 4. engage in without proper seriousness or understanding:

      it would be wrong to assume that he is simply playing at right-wing politics

    • 5. treat inconsiderately for one's own amusement:

      she likes to play with people's emotions

    • 6. fiddle or tamper with:

      has somebody been playing with these taps?

    • 7. used to convey one's irritation at someone's actions or one's failure to understand their motives:

      what on earth do you think you're playing at?

    • 8. take part in (a sport):

      I play squash and badminton

    • 9. participate in (a sporting match or contest):

      the squad will have played 14 games in six weeks

    • 10. compete against (another player or team) in a sporting match:

      the team will play France on Wednesday

    • 11. be part of a team, especially in a specified position, in a sporting contest:

      he played in goal

    • 12. strike (a ball) or execute (a stroke) in a game:

      was he in an offside position when his teammate played the ball?

    • 13. (of a cricket ground) be in such condition as to have a specified effect on play.
    • 14. assign to take part in a match, especially in a specified position:

      the manager played his strongest side of the season

    • 15. move (a piece) or display (a playing card) in one's turn in a game:

      he played his queen

    • 16. bet or gamble at or on:

      he didn't gamble or play the ponies

    • 17. be cooperative:

      he needs financial backing, but the building societies won't play

    • 18. represent (a character) in a theatrical performance or a film:

      early in her career she played Ophelia

    • 19. perform in a film or theatrical production:

      he was proud to be playing opposite a famous actor

    • 20. put on or take part in (a theatrical performance, film, or concert):

      the show was one of the best we ever played

    • 21. give a dramatic performance at (a particular theatre or place):

      the company are playing 11 cities around the country

    • 22. behave as though one were (a specified type of person):

      the skipper played the innocent, but smuggled goods were found on his vessel

    • 23. treat someone as being of (a specified type):

      don't imagine you can play me for a fool

    • 24. perform on (a musical instrument):

      a man was playing a guitar

    • 25. possess the skill of performing on (a musical instrument):

      he taught himself to play the violin

    • 26. produce (notes) from a musical instrument; perform (a piece of music):

      they played a violin sonata

    • 27. make (a disc, music player, or other device) produce sounds or recorded images:

      someone is playing a record—I can hear the drum

    • 28. (of a musical instrument, music player, or other device) produce sounds or recorded images:

      somewhere within, a harp was playing

      some of the videos are playing without sound

    • 29. accompany (someone) with music as they are moving in a specified direction:

      the bagpipes played them out of the dining room

    • 30. move lightly and quickly, so as to appear and disappear; flicker:

      little beams of light played over the sea

    • 31. (of a fountain or similar source of water) emit a stream of gently moving water:

      a fountain played in the courtyard

    • 32. allow (a fish) to exhaust itself pulling against a line before reeling it in:

      no fisherman ever played a bonita more carefully or with greater wile

    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children:

      a child at play may use a stick as an aeroplane

    • 2. behaviour or speech that is not intended seriously:

      I flinched, but only in play

    • 3. designed to be used in games of pretence; not real:

      play families are arranged in play houses

    • 4. the conducting of a sporting match:

      rain wrecked the second day's play

    • 5. the action or manner of engaging in a sport or game:

      he maintained the same rhythm of play throughout the game

    • 6. the status of the ball in a game as being available to be played according to the rules:

      the ball was put in play

    • 7. the state of being active, operative, or effective:

      someone has a bright idea and decides to put it into play

      the forces of a worldwide economy are in play

    • 8. a move or manoeuvre in a sport or game:

      the best play is to lead the 3 of clubs

    • 9. the activity of gambling:

      a young nobleman, ruined by play

    • 10. a dramatic work for the stage or to be broadcast:

      the actors put on a new play

    • 11. the space in or through which a mechanism can or does move:

      the steering rack was loose, and there was a little play

    • 12. scope or freedom to act or operate:

      our policy allows the market to have freer play

    • 13. light and constantly changing movement:

      the artist exploits the play of light across the surface

    • n.
      another term for role playing
    • v.
      act out or perform the part of a person or character, for example as a technique in training or psychotherapy:
    • study participants role-played as applicants for community college

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    • n.
      another term for role playing
    • v.
      act out or perform the part of a person or character, for example as a technique in training or psychotherapy:
    • study participants role-played as applicants for community college

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    • (of a child) misbehave

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    • v. engage in pretence in order to trick someone or gain an advantage:

    • I am a professional and I would never play-act to get someone sent off

      she play-acted grief when told her husband had died

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    • n. A situation in ice hockey, lacrosse, and certain other sports in which one team has a temporary numerical advantage because the other team has had one or more players removed from play on account of a penalty.

    • n. tactics exhibiting or intended to increase a person's power or influence:

    • the sexual power play of their relationship

      the petty power plays of showbiz

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    • n. tactics exhibiting or intended to increase a person's power or influence:

    • the sexual power play of their relationship

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    • n. a company that focuses exclusively on a particular product or service in order to obtain a large market share.

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    • IPA[plā]

    美式

    • v.
      engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose:
    • the children were playing outside

      her friends were playing with their dolls

    • n.
      activity engaged in for enjoyment and recreation, especially by children:
    • a child at play may use a stick as an airplane

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