play

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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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It is trying to play both ends against the middle - to look like the friend of the revolutionaries on the one hand and a friend of the West in the fight against terrorism.
So, Jackie decides to play both ends against the middle. A dangerous juggling act that could net her half a million dollars and a bright new life or a bullet in the back of the head.