play for


play for
phr verb
Play for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑country, ↑stake, ↑team, ↑time

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  • Play for P.I.N.K. — Play for P.I.N.K. (Prevention, Immediate diagnosis, New technology, Knowledge) or (PFP) was started in 1990 by a group of women who were saddened when one of their friends was diagnosed with breast cancer. One of the founders suggested a golf… …   Wikipedia

  • play for — index bet Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Play for Today — was a British television anthology drama series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 from 1970 to 1984. Over three hundred original plays, most between an hour and ninety minutes in length, were transmitted during the fourteen year period …   Wikipedia

  • play for laughs — see ↑play, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑laugh play for laughs (or play (something) for laughs) : to act in a funny way that makes people laugh She s fantastic in serious roles, but she also knows how to play for laughs. Most performers would have taken a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Play for Blood — is a one act play written by Kevin V. Smith. It tells the story of a family of women living in Russia at the time of the Crimean War.Production History Play for Blood was first performed at Loyola University New Orleans in April 2006 as part of… …   Wikipedia

  • Play for Tomorrow — was a British television anthology science fiction series, produced by the BBC and transmitted on BBC1 in 1982. It spun off from the anthology drama series Play for Today after the success of The Flipside of Dominic Hyde on that strand. Each of… …   Wikipedia

  • Play for Today — est une série produite par la BBC et diffusée sur BBC 1 de 1970 à 1984. Elle consiste en plus de trois cents épisodes de quatre vingt dix minutes de pièces télévisées. Voir aussi Play for Today sur l’Internet Movie Database Version plus complète… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • play for time — If you play for time, you delay something because because you are not ready or need more time to thing about it.  Eg. I knew I had to play for time until the police arrived …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • play for keeps — {v. phr.} To take an action of finality and irreversibility. * / Are you serious about me? she asked. Yes, he replied. I want to marry you. I play for keeps. / …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play for keeps — {v. phr.} To take an action of finality and irreversibility. * / Are you serious about me? she asked. Yes, he replied. I want to marry you. I play for keeps. / …   Dictionary of American idioms


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