“Martin carried that me-against-the-world attitude, a combustible mix of courage and insecurity, pride and fear, into his play on the baseball diamond.”
“Quietly, Burleson had made two of the three put-outs that inning and almost had a play on a third.”
“Bérénice" was written in competition with a play on the same subject by Corneille, which it far surpassed.”
“It was a hasty fabrication, one Giancarlo and Aldo had contrived, as well as a feeble attempt to play on the familiarity that the Corsis and Mogad shared, but it was better than letting Ross talk too much.”
“As political bromides pile up, a salute to Jim Hoagland, associate editor and chief foreign correspondent of the Washington Post, for picking up on a little-used play on an overused metaphor—biting the bullet—stemming from Civil War pre-anesthetic field-hospital use, now meaning “facing up to a painful decision.””
“The name is a play on an obscene military acronym FNG F***ing New Guy, used to describe someone new to a military unit.”
“A light or lantern may be included as a reference to her wisdom, as well as a play on her name, from lux, the Latin word for “light.””
“John Creighton once commented that to have Hawley in the cockpit was to have a sixth GPC aboard, a play on the fact that the shuttle computer system consisted of only five IBM General Purpose Computers GPC.”
“It is a play on Lances name and spirit, and the bracelets have become an integral part of the foundations fund-raising activities.”
“It was a play on a scene from the movieThe Right Stuff .”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘play on’.
Words without which cricket could not be.
Looking for tweets for play on.