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- n. An occasion on which something, such as a song or show, is played.
- v. Present participle of play.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & vb. n. of play.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of playing a musical instrument
- n. the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation
- n. the performance of a part or role in a drama
The following example will make the reason clear: _No amateur athlete has a salary for playing, John Gorman is not an amateur athlete, Therefore John Gorman has a salary for playing_.
Then it's, 'OK - I'm not playing well, I need to find some form, I'm playing in a struggling team at Newcastle,' or whatever it is.
Press Association Brazilian soccer legend Rivaldo, who made his name playing for Barcelona, recently signed with an Angolan club.
At any point you can take control of the game of your liking and begin playing from the same moment that was only playing on demo mode a moment ago.
He let a fierce grin cross his face, the same grin he had used when he earned his nickname playing defense for the Philadelphia Eagles decades before.
I first came across the term playing Ultima IV on my Apple IIe.
It wasn't always a comfortable fit for a singer who made his name playing spiffed-up guitar pop, and not just because the half-empty audience had a predictably substantial contingent of teens and tweens.
Do you know what the phrase "playing chicken" means?
Zac Efron made his name playing a singing high school heartthrob, but as his newly announced film indicates, the "High School Musical" star has clearly graduated. has signed on to play a hard-partying college student in an R-rated comedy , starring opposite Seth Rogen, whose character lives nearby Efron's frat house and has his life turned upside down as a result.
Zac Efron made his name playing a singing high school heartthrob, but as his newly announced film indicates, the "High School Musical" star has clearly...