play against


play against
phr verb
Play against is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑team
Play against is used with these nouns as the object: ↑team

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • play against — index counter, counteract Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • play — play1 W1S1 [pleı] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(children)¦ 2¦(sports/games)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4¦(radio/cd etc)¦ 5¦(theatre/film)¦ 6 play a part/role 7 play ball 8¦(pretend)¦ 9¦(behave)¦ 10 play games …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • play — play1 [ pleı ] verb *** ▸ 1 take part in sport/game ▸ 2 make music/sound ▸ 3 have part in play, etc. ▸ 4 when children have fun ▸ 5 when light moves ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to take part in a sport or game: The girls are out… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • play — 1 /pleI/ verb 1 CHILDREN (I, T) when children play, they do things that they enjoy, often together or with toys: The children ran off to play on the beach. | play sth: The boys were playing soldiers. | I don t want to play that game! (+ with):… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • play */*/*/ — I UK [pleɪ] / US verb Word forms play : present tense I/you/we/they play he/she/it plays present participle playing past tense played past participle played 1) [intransitive/transitive] to take part in a sport or game The children were playing… …   English dictionary

  • play — I n. stage presentation 1) to present, produce, put on, stage; revive; write a play 2) to perform; rehearse a play 3) to review a play 4) to criticize, pan (colloq.) a play 5) a miracle; morality; mystery; nativity; one act; passion play 6) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • play — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 activity done for fun ADJECTIVE ▪ outdoor ▪ creative, imaginative, pretend PLAY + NOUN ▪ area ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • play — n 1. drama, dramatic play, stage play; stage show, show; theatrical piece, theatricals, piece, work, vehicle; screenplay, photoplay, photodrama, Inf. opus; teleplay, television drama or play, TV drama or play; radio drama or play, broadcast… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • play — Synonyms and related words: ALGOL, COBOL, FORTRAN, Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, abuse, accentuate, accompany, act, act a part, act as, act as foil, act out, act up, acting, action, actions, activism, activity, ad lib, affect, agree, air …   Moby Thesaurus

  • play — ► VERB 1) engage in games or other activities for enjoyment rather than for a serious or practical purpose. 2) take part in (a sport or contest). 3) compete against. 4) take a specified position in a sports team. 5) represent (a character) in a… …   English terms dictionary


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