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idioms involving play
Let's play up the fact in our presentation that we have 20 years of experience in this field.
Play (it) by ear
To deal with something without a previous plan
We don't know why the client has called an emergency meeting so we can't prepare for it. We'll just have to play it by ear.
Play one's cards right
To make the right moves, take the right actions
If Kawasaki-san plays her cards right, she should be Vice-President within two years.
Very detailed explanation
Suzuki-san can't attend the meeting but Ishii-san will give her a play-by play afterward.
Play with fire
To do something risky or dangerous
The company has taken out several bank loans already. Borrowing more money would be playing with fire.