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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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This is the same leader of the same city council that was happy to play into the hands of developers and put up huge areas of the green belt for development.
NEW DELHI -- Notwithstanding the infiltration bid along the LoC, India has to show some patience and not play into the hands of certain elements in Pakistan wanting to stall the peace process, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said.
NEW YORK -- India and Pakistan must write their own script and should not play into the hands of anyone External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said as he pitched for a "direct" dialogue between the two countries to sort out differences.
The French side will feel compelled to push forward but an attacking approach could play into the hands of Spartak, who love to play on the counter-attack.
Coach Tony Smith has admitted his side cannot match the pace and skill of Australia's star-studded backline and Peacock says a hard and fast playing surface would play into the hands of the likes of Billy Slater, Greg Inglis and Jarryd Hayne.