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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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Many learners who had never played music without reading it experienced success playing by ear, often to their own surprise.
Playing by Ear and the Tip of the Tongue: Precategorial Information in Poetry.
Mainly self-taught, she doesn't read music and instead has a talent for playing by ear.
But his real success in 1933 was that he conveyed to a frightened country that he knew what he was doing, and never let on the fact that he was, as his biographer James MacGregor Burns wrote, "playing by ear." It's that sense of pitch that the public wants to see in Obama.Aa
Though Stewart only recently learned to read music, he's been playing by ear for years.
"We don't know how long the restricted visiting hours will last - it's a situation we're playing by ear."