play ball Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"play ball" in British English

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play ball

informal to ​agree to ​work with or ​help someone in the way they have ​suggested: The ​familywanted him to be taken ​care of at ​home, but the ​insurancecompanyrefused to play ​ball.
(Definition of play ball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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play ball

infmlto ​agree to ​work with or ​help someone in the way the ​person has ​suggested: The ​familywanted a ​full-timenurse but the ​insurancecompanyrefused to play ​ball (= would not ​pay for one).
(Definition of play ball from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “play ball”
in Chinese (Simplified) (与…)合作…
in Chinese (Traditional) (與…)合作…
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