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play

Pronunciation: /pleɪ/

Translation of play in French:

n

  • 3 [Sport] (game) partie (f) out of play/in play [ball] hors jeu/en jeu

vt

  • 2 jouer de [instrument]; jouer [tune, symphony, chord]; jouer à [venue]

Idioms

to play for time

essayer de gagner du temps

Phrasal verbs

play along

to play along with sb entrer dans le jeu de qn

play down

minimiser [effects, disaster]

play out

play out [sth] vivre [fantasy]

play up

[fam]
[computer, person] faire des siennes [fam]

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