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Play

Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.

play

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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At which point Garcia made great play of telling his older partner to stay where he was while he retrieved his ball from the hole for him.
A similar move would now seem logical in the UK with Cadbury already having made great play of the fact that its revamped Boost chocolate bar offerings--fuelled with a choice of guarana or glucose--are up against energy drinks like Red Bull.
Harvey, who made great play of Richards' losing run of 80-plus rides earlier this year, led the tributes, saying: "I am delighted Mark has got out in one piece, but I do think it is chicken-hearted of him to have shunned our personal winners battle for the coming season
The Welshman has made great play this month of the importance of recruits with the right personality to join a Championship club struggling on and off the field.
She made great play of her commitment to improve standards when she took over from Alex Salmond in 2014.
For example, Nicola Sturgeon's party have made great play of their commitment to improve our children's education.
They made great play with laces and buttons and Nick would have prolonged the game, but the room was chill on their heated flesh and they burrowed hastily under the quilt to dance the oldest dance of all.
THE Tories made great play of their belief that Tony Blair, when he was Prime Minister, showed too much favour to Labour donors when recommending candidates for honours.
About a week or so ago Plaid in Caerphilly made great play that the new primary school at Cwm Ifor in Penyrheol is going ahead.
Both men have made great play of Labour's so-called splits during their 13 years in power but much greater divisions have emerged in this coalition in less than 13 months.
The supporters of the Alternative Vote (AV) system of elections have made great play of this being a way to "clean up politics," yet it was the Deputy Prime Minister who described AV as "a miserable little compromise" before the General Election.
In order to convince the Government to fund New Street, partners behind the project made great play of the longer trains that would use the revamped platforms, thereby increasing capacity.