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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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He said: "When we have played away from home, maybe teams have come and attacked us and we have caught them on the break.
(4-5) and Albion (5-6), the top three sides in the section, all played away and all three managed only a point apiece.
Alpay Ozalan (right) might have been mysteriously absent when Aston Villa played away to Chelsea on May 11 but the defender played for Turkey in their 2-0 win away to Hong Kong yesterday.
MORE than seven out of ten told us they have never had an affair, with 73% saying they could never forgive a partner who played away.
MIDDLETON Rangers Under-12s, played away in the Challenge Cup at Billingham Rangers and came away with a 3-1 victory.
KEEPING with the theme of cheating footballers the Chelsea captain caused uproar when allegations surfaced that he had played away with ex-teammate Wayne Bridge's former girlfriend Vanessa Perroncel, inset.
Reid said: "We played away to Dundee United a few games ago and were exceptional and fully deserved to win the three points.