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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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But he says he's always played by ear, listening to the radio and picking it up.
Kinards, S.C., native grew up in Kissimmee, Fla., taught himself to play at age 7 and had no formal training; he didn't read music and played by ear.
In later years, he simply plucked a melody, using one finger, and an arranger would record the notes Berlin hummed and played by ear.