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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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So you play around trying, unsuccessfully, to get it to do circles or those wobbly oscilloscope loops.
But it is precisely because the rose is such an exhausted figure of romance that the artist is free to concentrate less on the flower than on the associative mechanisms around an encounter with it: Think of Gertrude Stein's word play around the rose or Wittgenstein's philosophical propositions on the flower as verbal models for Bronson's visual investigations.
I'm retired and play around three times a week so I'm looking forward to getting out and testing the driver.'
This is the time of year I like to go out in search of new and fun ensembles: duets, quartets and two-piano works to give my students the opportunity to let their hair down and just "play around" with music.
Of course, it would have made a much better story if Vardalos had shopped her play around to Canadian producers who didn't have the foresight to see its potential.
It's easy and fun to play around with, and it's a snap to create new links and to reorganize information in various forms.
You'll have to play around with this a bit; not all menu commands have Graffiti shortcuts, and they aren't all triggered by the first letter of the command.
* Don't the bishops of Canada and the United States (and perhaps Western Europe also) have anything better to do than play around with semantics?
Get to an Internet-connected computer and play around for a while.