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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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It's something we will play by ear as we go,'' Little said.
Like his grandfather, Gorby could play by ear and never learned to read music.
My mother insisted I get lessons because I started to play by ear.
I remember so well she used to play the piano incredibly well and she had an extraordinary ear - she could pick up and play by ear almost any tune.
Like a jazz musician who can only play by ear, at his best, Clinton listened carefully and moved forward by snatching ideas from every side.