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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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What would it be worth to my imaginary sled owner to be able to give his grandchildren a plaything that their great-great-grandfather had ridden on?
For all the procedural hijinks, Calame's work is about as conceptual--or interesting--as that kids' plaything Colorforms, in which bright vinyl shapes are stuck to a slick surface.
In February a video game boss destroyed his half-million-pound plaything in California, then in June a Korean owner lost control in Seoul.
This group of MPs who no doubt are so concerned about this dire shortage of vets, I'm sure, will force the hand of government to make this a top priority, or as always, will the only rural issue we see the Government focusing upon be their old favourite political plaything, that of hunting?
This city belongs to it's citizens and is not the plaything of way-out architects and planners.
Tan's use of bright red balloons in these stills (and also in her attempt at balloon flight in Lift) brought to mind Albert Lamorisse's 1956 children's classic The Red Balloon, a short film about a lonely Parisian boy who "befriends" the eponymous plaything. But whereas the boy and the balloon in Lamorisse's film roam through the city, the children and their balloons in Tan's stills are completely frozen.
Abramovich is treating Chelsea like a plaything. Don't bet against the toys coming out of the pram next season.
In fact, Vauxhall is marketing the Meriva as two cars in one, a driver's delight and a children's plaything.
The final race brought a dead heat for first position between Mal Jones in Woof and Bob Mosedale in The Purple Plaything.
No, not the latest hi-tech plaything to hit shop shelves in time for Christmas, but the plot of Joe Dante's Small Soldiers.
In that enervated condition, the charges seemed even more plausible that AbEx was a tool or plaything of an elite power structure - if only because its adherents lacked the strength to fight back.
Unquestionably the pick of the 3DS launch titles, Capcom's evergreen beat 'em up really packs a punch on Nintendo's new plaything. While the game uses 3D-rendered characters and backgrounds, the action remains firmly fixed on a 2D plane.