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have sth to play with

informal
If you have a particular amount of time or money to play with, that amount is available for you to use: Having only $800 to play with, they bought a second-hand piano.
Translations of “have sth to play with”
in Chinese (Traditional) 有(…時間或金錢)可供支配…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有(…时间或金钱)可供支配…
(Definition of have sth to play with from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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