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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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it was almost like clockwork, you could play for twenty minutes before the police would show up" (quoted in Azerrad 18).
Did you reject any college scholarship offers in order to go play for the Orangemen?
Work and play for adults are, of course, opposite sides of the same coin since the energy invested in one can only be salvaged from time stolen from the other.