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play sth out

phrasal verb with play uk   us   /pleɪ/ verb
to ​pretend that an ​imaginarysituation or ​event is really ​happening: In the ​psychotherapygroup, ​patients were ​free to ​play out ​theirfantasies.
(Definition of play sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “play sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 宣泄(情绪)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 宣洩(情緒)…
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