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Play

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

1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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"I could play by ear and I just took to them straight away.
Beginners would also be able to 'play by ear' using the tablature (a number system) with each tune also being scored in standard notation for note readers.
He taught himself to play by ear, using a toy guitar borrowed from a friend, though his pal eventually let him borrow a proper guitar to play on.
"As for when they will return to playing with us, that is something that we just have to play by ear a little bit.
That's something a teacher can't play by ear. It requires a lesson plan that is far more detailed than a prepared lecture.
Like his grandfather, Gorby could play by ear and never learned to read music.