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play out

mainly US
verb uk phrasal verb with play   /pleɪ/ us  
When a situation plays out, it happens and develops: The debate will play out in the media over the next week or two.
Translations of “play out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發生, 出現…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发生, 出现…
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