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play /pleɪ/
  • produce music using a musical instrument (intransitive sense, not affecting a noun)
演奏
遊ぶ
play /pleɪ/
  • act in a manner such that one has fun
  • participate in (a sport or game)
遊ぶ
play /pleɪ/
  • produce music using a musical instrument (transitive sense), affecting a noun
叩く
吹く
奏でる
弾く
演奏
play /pleɪ/
  • use a device to hear (a recording)
流す
遊ぶ
play /pleɪ/
  • act in a performance
演ずる
遊ぶ
play /pleɪ/
  • playful activity
遊び
play /pleɪ/
  • theatrical performance
戯曲
演劇
playing card
  • one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card
トランプ
カルタ
カルテ
カード
トランプ・カルタ

shadow play
  • form of storytelling using opaque figures in front of an illuminated backdrop
影絵
child's play
  • something particularly simple or easy
お茶の子
児戯
朝飯前
foul play
  • unfair, unethical, or criminal behavior
ファウル
不法行為
foul play
  • violation of rules
不正行為
when the cat's away the mice will play
  • in the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances
鬼いぬ間の洗濯
鼬無き間の貂誇り
鼬無き間の鼠
fair play
  • good behavior
フェアプレー
play truant
  • be absent from school without permission
学校をサボる
play the fool
  • pretend ignorance
とぼける
play the fool
  • behave in a foolish manner
ばかを見る
play with fire
  • put oneself in a precarious situation
火遊び
play possum
  • to pretend to be asleep
狸寝入りをする
massively multiplayer online role-playing game
  • online computer role-playing game
MMORPG
come into play
  • become involved
働く
miracle play
  • miracle play
奇跡劇
double play
  • baseball etc.
ダブルプレー
併殺
play a game 対局
Playing card トランプ
like child play 児戯に等しい
play on words
  • pun or similar humorous use of language
言葉遊び
play hooky
  • to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse
サボる
play by ear
  • do by guessing
即席にする
mystery play
  • medieval dramatic performance
神秘
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