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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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Previous Gelitin projects have played fast and loose with a range of art-historical precedents: Their giant pink Rabbit, 2005, for instance, pokes fun at the seriousness and machismo of Land art.
Noting that the federal government's failure to appeal lower appeals courts' decisions led the way to creating a "right" to same-sex "marriage," the Centre's lain Benson concludes that "the government has played fast and loose with legal procedure to ensure that same sex 'marriage" occurs in Canada.
In THE 1980S, DURING THE Reagan-Bush I reign, a wave of conservative jurists rode to prominence on a searing critique of their predecessors: the judicial system--especially during the Earl Warren years--had become a playground for liberal, activist judges who played fast and loose with the text of the Constitution.