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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He didn't play the field. "It went well," Gonzalez said.
"The boys don't have the chance to play the field so when women throw themselves at them they can't resist.
It's not that you aren't capable of commitment, it's just that you're confident enough to play the field for the moment."