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play with sth

phrasal verb with play uk   us   /pleɪ/ verb

(IDEA)

to consider an idea or plan: Patricia and I were playing (around) with the idea/possibility of moving to Glasgow.

(TOUCH)

disapproving to keep touching and moving something around with no purpose or interest: Stop playing with your hair! She was just playing with her food - she didn't eat a mouthful.
Translations of “play with sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 想法, 考慮(想法或計劃)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 想法, 考虑(想法或计划)…
(Definition of play with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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