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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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I questioned playing football for some of the guys I played for because it wasn't fun.
A natural athlete who also loves playing basketball, field hockey, and ballroom dancing, Baldwin took to golf immediately: "I thought if I played, the children and I could play together.
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Essay on the True Art of Playing Keyboard Instruments (1753)
They transcend time, in their understanding and translation of American blues, folk, rock, and old-timey melodies; tone, in a respect for open space within the music and focused playing of their instruments; harmony, in the way their voices blend together so effortlessly; and rhythm, by confidently relying on a synergy and feel that exists amongst hem--they're neither slow nor fast, just perfectly unrestrained.
So, for some, she says, race play is about playing with authority and for others, it might be humiliation.
Playing the Past: Approaches to English Historical Drama 1385-1600.
She wrote music reviews and a book based on her rock years called 18 Stories, but she missed playing.
Although he did not create a working program, he learned enough about the game along the way to begin playing professionally--which he has done since completing his thesis in 1995.
Free in which playing is not obligatory; if it were it would at once lose its attractive and joyous quality as diversion;
these games might bring back fond memories of the fun we had playing games together at camp.
One child found a large stuffed gorilla useful by placing the child in front of the gorilla and using the gorilla as support; another child found that lying across a large green frog provided the elevation necessary for playing while lying on her tummy.