Definition of make great play of or with in English:
Draw attention to in an ostentatious manner, typically to gain prestige or advantage: the company made great play of their recent growth in profits
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- He makes great play of his non-establishment (meaning non-public school, and non-Oxbridge) background.
- He even makes great play of the fact that he used to be right-wing.
- For all their perceived monetary difficulties, Hibs continue to make great play of plans to build two football academy-type centres, though both proposals are proceeding slowly.
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