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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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Despite riding high in the weights here, Playing With Fire should be far happier competing in handicap company than when last sighted in a novice chase.
The allies should try to stop the North from playing with fire.
Rajeh Khoury, a political analyst with AN NAHAR newspaper, accused Iran of "playing with fire" in the region, saying that Arab Gulf states acted to extinguish the fires caused by Tehran.
An official source of the Saudi government said, "It condemned in strong terms the irresponsible statement issued in the name of the Committee for National Security and Foreign Policy of the Council of Iranian Islamic Shoura which described the Saudi policy in the Gulf region as playing with fire and demanded the Kingdom to withdraw its forces from Bahrain," the Saudi Press agency reported on Friday.
Playing With Fire is an informal comedic look at the very serious condition of sex addiction definitely too explicit for the youngsters.
In Playing With Fire, which retails at pounds 18.99, the good food guru - who starred in TV shows like Hell's Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares and the F-Word - recounts his rise to fame, and the business lessons he has learned along the way.
Although Syberberg is fully aware of this, he can't help playing with fire. He is a mild and sophisticated man, someone I would love to get to know.
The trend started with Ed Smith's On and Off The Field, was carried on by Steve James's From Third Man to Fatty's Leg and is continued by Nasser Hussain's excellent Playing With Fire.
Experts warning children of the risks of playing with fire have won the backing of two local toy stores.
Circular 230 is clear that one must sign as a preparer if rendering advice on any significant part of the return, but one is playing with fire to conclude that the advice given wasn't a significant part of the return.
SADIE Frost's toyboy Jackson Scott is playing with fire. He may think he's the luckiest man in the world at the moment, but there's a 15-year age gap between them and Sadie and hubby Jude Law have only recently split up.
A spokesman for Merseyside Fire Service said the incident served as a warning about the dangers of children playing with fire, and warned people to keep lighters and matches out of their reach.