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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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During the by-elections caused by Peter Law's death earlier this year, Tory campaigners made great play of coincidentally 'bumping into' him in front of a group of reporters, only to discover he was a relative of the NHS founder and a Conservative supporter.
At which point Garcia made great play of telling his older partner to stay where he was while he retrieved his ball from the hole for him.
Harvey, who made great play of Richards' losing run of 80-plus rides earlier this year, led the tributes, saying: "I am delighted Mark has got out in one piece, but I do think it is chicken-hearted of him to have shunned our personal winners battle for the coming season!"
Quite a few in the Black Cats squad have told the media they do not want to play in League One, and owner Stewart Donald has made great play of the fact he does not want players who are not committed to the cause.
He made great play then of saying a loan was of no use to Sunderland, but ended up backtracking.
The Welshmanhas made great play this month of the importance of recruits with the right personality to join a Championship club struggling on and off the field.
The Scottish Tory leader has made great play in the past of distancing herself from the UK Tory Party to lever support for the party in Scotland.
For example, Nicola Sturgeon's party have made great play of their commitment to improve our children's education.
They made great play with laces and buttons and Nick would have prolonged the game, but the room was chill on their heated flesh and they burrowed hastily under the quilt to dance the oldest dance of all.
THE Tories made great play of their belief that Tony Blair, when he was Prime Minister, showed too much favour to Labour donors when recommending candidates for honours.
"David Cameron, before the election, made great play of this appointment, highlighting that Mr Clark was raised in South Bank and went to school there.
About a week or so ago Plaid in Caerphilly made great play that the new primary school at Cwm Ifor in Penyrheol is going ahead.