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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of play.

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  • adj. (of games) engaged in


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  • The game was intended _to be played to have been played_ yesterday.

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  • His oddly callused fingertips maybe horny in both senses of the word played my spine from nape to bottom curve like a musical instrument.

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  • The term played a key role in the PHILOSOPHY of KANT.

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  • The title played off a Newt Gingrich line: "The key to a monopoly is to get in the middle of an intersection and charge rent."

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  • Target and other big-box chains are not new for music acts (a major incentive: bands keep a much bigger chunk of the profits than they would if a label played middleman), but Pearl Jam is trying to put a grassroots spin on their arrangement by also distributing "Backspacer" to independent music stores.

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  • When the same title played too long in Lhasa and audience numbers dropped, the Radhus would move their projector to Shigatse, and hold outdoor shows there.

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  • Street Fighter II is a title played for public consumption, and you only have to scour Youtube to find videos of wild crowds joined together to jeer and scream at the finger athletics of two Metallica shirt-wearing combatants locked in a deadly game of cat and mouse.


  • Harrington played from the ditch toward the fairway, hit 5-iron to the front of the green, then chipped to 12 feet and took two putts.

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