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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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When you are cursed by a prophet, the wrath of God is officially called into play. Famine, earthquake, bloodshed, and disease are not out of the question.
"I was very aware of how closely she watched everything," he says, "which is always a telltale sign that someone is ambitious, and smart." That facility was called into play when Bonder was asked to learn the title role of Balanchine's Firebird in a matter of hours after principal Margaret Tracey injured herself in 2000.
After a no-scoring session of extra time, a penalty shoot-out was called into play,with GB running out 5-4 winners.