Playhouse Playlet

Playing

Meanings and phrases

playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of playing a musical instrument
  2. the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation
  3. the performance of a part or role in a drama; acting; playacting; performing

carillon playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. playing a set of bells that are (usually) hung in a tower; bell ringing; carillon

playing area

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a piece of land prepared for playing a game; playing field; athletic field; field

playing card

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games

playing field

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the circumstances under which competition occurs
  2. a piece of land prepared for playing a game; athletic field; playing area; field
E.g.
  • The game is made up of a 16x10 grid playing field.
  • In 1911 it had a church, dispensary and playing field.
  • The playing field was oriented north-south.

playing period

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; period of play; play

began playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Thompson began playing camogie for Milford aged 6.
  • In 1987 she began playing bridge with Steve Lodge.
  • It was in Hanau where Mawae began playing football.

playing career

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During his playing career, his nickname was Chewy.
  • He won a total of $709 during his playing career.
  • He then began his playing career at AS Carcassonne.

currently playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The team is currently playing at Đồng Nai Stadium.
  • He is currently playing for Västra Frölunda IF.
  • They are currently playing in the Dutch Derde Divisie.

started playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He started playing handball at the age of fifteen.
  • Stein started playing with the boys' team of F.C.
  • She started playing in national games since 2010.

playing time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The playing time of the sonata is about twenty minutes.
  • That injury would hinder his playing time for 12 months.
  • Adams earned more playing time in the first team at Bury.

playing football

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was in Hanau where Mawae began playing football.
  • Athavanad has a long history of playing football.
  • Thomas started playing football at the age of 9.

known for playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is best known for playing Michael Myers in "Halloween II".
  • He is also known for playing the Grandson in "The Princess Bride".
  • He was known for playing Captain Peacock in "Are You Being Served?"

playing the role

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is playing the role of 'Villain' in this film.
  • I was playing the role of myself, which I really enjoyed."
  • Buddy Ebsen wound up playing the role of Joshua Cabe instead.

career playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He started his career playing as a right winger.
  • He ended his career playing again at Fostiras.
  • Guastavino started his career playing for Sud América.

playing against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nakubuwai made his test debut in 1994, playing against France.
  • The next year he made his test debut for France, playing against Fiji.
  • Baker made his Test debut on 11 December, playing against New Zealand.

before playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Four African teams withdrew before playing any match.
  • Four teams though withdrew before playing any matches.
  • He left football, however, before playing a game for the team.

playing guitar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • ", playing guitar on the song "Come On – Go Off".
  • I've been playing guitar for more than 30 years.
  • Scenes also show him playing guitar in the bar.

playing fields

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Moreover, Eton had no playing fields at the time.
  • Crouch End playing fields opened in 1892.
  • His father worked as a park ranger at the Bone Hill playing fields.

team playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • FC Midtjylland is a football team playing in the Danish Superliga.
  • Each team playing each other once.
  • Oliveirense, at that time a team playing in the Portuguese First Division.

season playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He spent the 1969–70 season playing in the reserves.
  • Watts finished the season playing twenty matches in total.
  • Freeman also spent a season playing for English club Castleford.

playing cards

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He finds Beatty playing cards with the other firemen.
  • Chinese dominoes are also available as playing cards.
  • The two men were playing cards and argued.

playing music

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her hobbies include writing and playing music.
  • He thoroughly enjoyed the traveling and playing music.
  • After Cowboy's breakup, Boyer continued playing music.

up playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She grew up playing the piano and reading books.
  • Marlowe grew up playing volleyball on the beach.
  • He grew up playing soccer, kickball, and basketball.

teams playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The league comprises 19 teams playing in two divisions.
  • In 2014 and 2016 the tournament featured 45 teams playing in two divisions.
  • Among the teams playing 2017–2018 in the Derde Klasse is DWOW Wieringerwerf.

when playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This path is more suited when playing with allies.
  • Many musicians use open tunings when playing slide guitar.
  • The device was used to improve the odds when playing roulette.

guitar playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Carl's guitar playing [was] a key ingredient."
  • His guitar playing in the song attracted a lot of attention.
  • She goes over to the guitar playing clown and dances with it.

not playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I'm not playing it that she's a 'nutter'.
  • The prospect of not playing basketball persuaded her to eat.
  • One of his biggest regrets was not playing for the national team.

playing style

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hawes' playing style developed in the early 1950s.
  • He is best known for his agitating playing style.
  • This resulted in change in playing style and equipment.

well as playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Marshals", as well as playing the title character in Othello.
  • will.i.am produced the song as well as playing the bass, keys and drum programming.
  • As well as playing for City, Walsh also made guest appearances for Oldham Athletic, Rochdale and Manchester United.

playing days

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During his playing days, he stood tall, weighing .
  • During his playing days he won two All-Star awards.
  • When his playing days were over he turned to refereeing.

band playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The video was shot in Wimbledon and shows the band playing the song.
  • In 1957 Ostanek formed his own band playing Slovenian-style polka music.
  • The following tour saw the band playing their first shows in North America.

continued playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He continued playing after that in minor matches.
  • She continued playing on the LPGA Tour for 13 seasons.
  • Joey Villa continued playing as a solo artist.

playing the full

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • winning 3-0 and playing the full match.
  • Marítimo at the Estádio do Dragão, playing the full 90 minutes.
  • The match ended in a 1–1 draw, with Blind playing the full 90 minutes.

retired from playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He retired from playing, becoming a referee.
  • He retired from playing at age 41, with 1086 games played.
  • Parker retired from playing in June 2017.

time playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He then spent some time playing in South Africa.
  • Frankly, I'm spending a lot of time playing it".
  • He also spent time playing in local golf tournaments.
E.g.
  • Rafael Pollack Rafael Pollack (born October 28, 1988) is an Austrian footballer currently playing for Wiener SK.
  • Koki Kazama His younger brother Koya is also a professional footballer currently playing for J2 League side F.C.
  • Hemayat Komekov Hemaýat Kömekow (born 3 May 1991) is a Turkmenistan footballer currently playing for HTTU Asgabat.

playing the piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ang Li began playing the piano by ear at age one.
  • She grew up playing the piano and reading books.
  • He began playing the piano at the age of four.

playing professionally

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jáuregui began playing professionally for Blooming in 2002.
  • He retired from playing professionally at the end of the season.
  • He spent eight years playing professionally in the United States.

still playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Regardless, Agriculture is still playing a big part.
  • The great Fuller Pilch was still playing for Norfolk.
  • In 1882, and CUAFC were still playing on Parker's Piece.

playing drums

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dancing and playing drums accompanies Bhadu.
  • He started playing drums at the age of ten.
  • He began playing drums at the age of three.

playing only

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Green insisted on playing only new material and none he had written.
  • He was lured to in 1959 playing only a few league matches in his two years.
  • After playing only one season in Breda, he moved on to ADO Den Haag in 2008.

years playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later, he learned guitar and spent years playing in rock bands.
  • He spent six years playing in Japan.
  • After that he spent five years playing for Sliema Wanderers F.C.

playing basketball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He stopped playing basketball after his mother died.
  • Kolbeinn started playing basketball at the age of 14.
  • The prospect of not playing basketball persuaded her to eat.

playing all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Moore played with the Leland Giants in 1907, playing all positions for three seasons.
  • A phonograph was a prized possession; the family loved playing all types of records on it.
  • Over the winter, the side had been settled, with Norman Cowans and Chris Cowdrey playing all five Tests.

playing surface

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The playing surface for a 7-foot table is by .
  • The playing surface is Sportexe Momentum artificial turf.
  • The playing surface is the same as the one at Awalt Field.

debut playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her debut playing for the Chico Outlaws was on May 29, 2010.
  • Reith made his Major League debut playing for the Cincinnati Reds in 2001.
  • 2006 was their debut playing in the AFC Cup and the AFC Cup 2010 withdrew.

playing bass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He started playing bass at the age of fourteen.
  • Benny Clark is playing bass in a group named Parlour.
  • He has a progressive style of playing bass.

continue playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It became reckless to continue playing".
  • His teammates intervened and convinced him to continue playing.
  • In February 2019 he said he wished to continue playing for a further year.

playing the game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Modern Iraqis continue to enjoy playing the game.
  • She first started playing the game in 1979.
  • The game tracks how much time has been spent playing the game.

playing piano

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lorković started playing piano when he was seven.
  • Aslanian started playing piano from an early age.
  • Kadel began playing piano at the age of seven.

playing rugby

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He started playing rugby at 10 years of age at Marist College Ashgrove.
  • The club is always seeking women interested in learning and playing rugby.
  • Gaffney began playing rugby at the age of four, when he joined Galwegians.

began playing football

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was in Hanau where Mawae began playing football.
  • Borazancı began playing football at a very young age.
  • She began playing football at primary school, in a boys' team.

playing alongside

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He will be playing alongside former PBA player, TY Tang.
  • Returning to Lazio and playing alongside Pia Sundhage, she lifted the Cup again in 1985.
  • Paglino was a cast member on reality TV show Secret Story 2, playing alongside Alexandra.

started playing football

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Thomas started playing football at the age of 9.
  • He started playing football at the age of 15.
  • He started playing football in Dolny Kubín.

playing together

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After playing together for a while, the three decided to start a more serious band.
  • They are playing together for more than ten years, ever since they were schoolmates.
  • "This year has been amazing for me and Lukas, the first year we're playing together.

addition to playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition to playing football, he was also an active skier.
  • In addition to playing for the Stars, he coached the team from 1971 to 1973.
  • In addition to playing guitar on the record, Mercury also played guitar in concert.

playing each

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The two counties resumed playing each other the following season.
  • Each team playing each other once.
  • After playing each other once the group winner advances to the semi-finals.

capable of playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Together, they are capable of playing 48 chords.
  • It was capable of playing the organ.
  • He is a right sided winger, who is also capable of playing as a forward.

without playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However he left the club end of 2006 season without playing J1.
  • In October, he was dropped from the Test squad without playing a Test.
  • However he retired end of 1996 season without playing in J1 at the club.

footballer playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sinagra is now a footballer playing in Italy.
  • His nephew Arturo Juan Pérez-Reverte is a professional footballer playing for FC Cartagena.
  • Gourgopal Ghosh Gourgopal Ghosh was an Indian footballer playing for Mohan Bagan club of Kolkata.

playing live

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2009 he guested with Breathing Space, playing live with them.
  • After concentrating on playing live shows, the band released "40oz.
  • I can start playing live shows!"

playing the lead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is known for playing the lead role of the 2005 version of "Lassie".
  • Music video was directed by Vít Karas, with Petr Lexa playing the lead.
  • He is most notable for playing the lead role in the 2004 film "Ae Fond Kiss...".

playing professional

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After playing professional basketball, she earned a J.D.
  • At some stage he was in Canada playing professional football.
  • On 25 November 2018, Pérez retired from playing professional football.

playing tennis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Trail began playing tennis at the age of 4.
  • She started playing tennis at the age of 7.
  • Buxton began playing tennis at a young age.

playing in all

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He made the Ravens 53-man roster, playing in all 16 games.
  • He collected three sacks his rookie year, playing in all 16 games.
  • He then appeared for Fiji at the 1995 World Cup, playing in all three matches.

playing the guitar

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Casswell started playing the guitar from the age of 11.
  • He began playing the guitar at age seven.
  • At the early age of three, Minick started playing the guitar.

playing games

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By March he was playing games for the Academy side.
  • He grew up playing games on Nintendo's Famicom console.
  • In 1926, "DGF" took up football, playing games at the "Tivoliplatz".

retirement from playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Since his retirement from playing he works as a pundit.
  • Following her retirement from playing she settled in Rome.
  • After his retirement from playing, Fandi worked as a coach.

seen playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A DJ is seen playing their album, "Uncle B".
  • Students can be seen playing various sports or lounging in the sun.
  • Villagers can be seen playing cards in chaupal (village common area).

playing the part

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I had never imagined playing the part of Birdy.
  • At the ball, and Phoebe is still playing the part of Miss Livvy.
  • One painting at least depicts an actress playing the part of Circe.

retiring from playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After retiring from playing he coached in Indonesia.
  • After retiring from playing, Olmstead attempted coaching.
  • After retiring from playing, Redpath took on coaching roles.

whilst playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There have had 8 players selected for the All Blacks whilst playing for King Country.
  • Blair later admitted she was surprised at her rise popularity whilst playing Carmella.
  • There have been six players selected for the All Blacks whilst playing for Poverty Bay.

playing college

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On September 9, 2015, Xavier Simpson committed to playing college basketball for Michigan.
  • Nelson elected to pursue netball instead of playing college basketball in the United States.
  • He decided against playing college football and signed with the Angels for 3,472,900 dollars.

only playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Despite only playing 11 games for the Dons, Smith joined Plymouth Argyle.
  • Feng Jiu said that they were only playing just as Cha Cha brought Dong Hua over.
  • Three further shows follow in October/November (with Clarke only playing the first).

now playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Marçal is now playing again at FC Porto, since 2006/07.
  • Ralph Meeker is now playing the role."
  • They are now playing in V.League 2.

role playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Neil Diamond has a cameo role playing himself.
  • For example, character-based role playing can be seen in improvisational theatre.
  • Barrel dice are a more recent design, used most often by players of role playing games and wargames.

each team playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A foursomes match is contested with two members from each team playing alternate shots.
  • The competition consists of 27 rounds, with each team playing every other team three times.
  • The championship took the format of a league of 5 teams, with each team playing the other twice.

playing both

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He made the Junior Kiwis in 2002, playing both games.
  • He is playing both guard positions.
  • O'Hanlon began playing both Gaelic football and netball at an early age.

playing each other

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The two counties resumed playing each other the following season.
  • Each team playing each other once.
  • After playing each other once the group winner advances to the semi-finals.

player currently playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jani Bäckman Jani Bäckman (born 20 March 1988) is a Finnish football player currently playing for HIFK.
  • Yuta Omine His younger brother Shota is also a professional baseball player currently playing for Marines.
  • Radek Špiláček Radek Špiláček (born 10 January 1980) is a Czech football player currently playing for SSV Jeddeloh.

playing a game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He left football, however, before playing a game for the team.
  • "Playtime" Live action with children narrating while playing a game.
  • However, he left VMI before ever playing a game to be with his grandfather.

singing and playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The album is Dara's debut at singing and playing guitar.
  • Soon he was singing and playing the guitar wherever he could find an audience.
  • He hosted a radio show in Los Angeles in the 1930s, singing and playing ukulele.

playing the character

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Haywood called playing the character "an amazing experience".
  • At this point he ceased playing the character named for himself.
  • He starred in the E4 television series "PhoneShop", playing the character 'Christopher'.

playing baseball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He spent two years playing baseball professionally, never reaching the majors.
  • He attended the Georgia Institute of Technology, playing baseball and football.
  • Henry also enjoys playing baseball simulations, including "Out of the Park Baseball".

seasons playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • McKellar spent five seasons playing with Richmond.
  • He spent two seasons playing in the Premier League Malaysia.
  • He spent two seasons playing for the Colts before leaving football.

during his playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He won a total of $709 during his playing career.
  • He generally played as a midfielder during his playing days.
  • Hendricks also recovered 12 fumbles during his playing career.

playing the song

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The video was shot in Wimbledon and shows the band playing the song.
  • Lea sang "Grenade" by Bruno Mars while Gerard was at the piano playing the song.
  • The cars race forward with the band still playing the song on the bonnets of the cars.

start playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I cannot wait to start playing this material live."
  • Goodwin didn't start playing football until the age of 18.
  • Phua did not start playing Texas hold 'em until he was in his 40s.

stopped playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After Lewis had stopped playing he became a coach.
  • He stopped playing basketball after his mother died.
  • While others continued to perform, he stopped playing in public.

club playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The season runs from August to May, with each club playing 34 matches.
  • Zmiiv has one soccer club playing in the Kharkiv Oblast Premier League, "Mayak".
  • She made three appearances as a player for the club playing a total of 128 minutes.

playing off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Instead, the dancers may dance in turns, playing off the energy of the other.
  • Instead, the dancers may dance in turns, playing off of the energy of the other.
  • He has seldom made appearances as a supporting striker, playing off the main striker.

playing cricket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He retired from playing cricket to concentrate on his career as a dentist.
  • Like many of his family, he began playing cricket for Burnley Cricket Club.
  • A back injury in March 2010 prevented Onions from playing cricket until 2011.

despite playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Beltré's decision not to wear a cup despite playing third base has been well-documented.
  • Unusually, both Baggio and Maradona wore the number 10 shirt, despite playing on the same team.
  • Perreault was named to the All Tournament Team, despite playing in only four of Canada's seven games.

more playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Adams earned more playing time in the first team at Bury.
  • After the injury of Bubba Franks, Lee gained more playing time.
  • In the latter part of the season Vagnoman saw slightly more playing time.

playing shows

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Originally a five-member band they started playing shows in March 2010.
  • Chris and Scott began playing shows stateside at college bars and frat parties.
  • Dobson adds, "We were just playing shows and coming together as our schedules went along.

playing golf

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Blackwelder started playing golf when she was 13.
  • She started playing golf at the age of six.
  • She first started playing golf at the age of 6 years old.

playing a role

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This caused other groups to sense favouritism as playing a role in the debate.
  • "I think I was just playing a role on that tour, I was playing Bob Dylan and the Band were playing the Band.
  • This leads to the hypothesis that microorganisms may be playing a role in the initial stages of Kyrle disease.

piano playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His piano playing was an integral part of the Pumpkins' performance.
  • Piano pedagogy Piano pedagogy is the study of the teaching of piano playing.
  • Lea sang "Grenade" by Bruno Mars while Gerard was at the piano playing the song.

playing soccer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He grew up playing soccer, kickball, and basketball.
  • Born in Ulan Bator, Murun began playing soccer at age 12.
  • He continues to enjoy playing soccer in the fields of Princeton.

playing career ended

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After his playing career ended, Lane turned to coaching.
  • After his playing career ended, he went into sports radio.
  • He was a minor league manager after his playing career ended.

grew up playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She grew up playing the piano and reading books.
  • Marlowe grew up playing volleyball on the beach.
  • He grew up playing soccer, kickball, and basketball.

enjoyed playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Leonard and Buchan enjoyed playing golf.
  • In addition, Thompson stated he enjoyed playing for the club.
  • She enjoyed playing tennis, squash, and farming in her spare time.

then playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At Blackpool, then playing in the First Division, he played in midfield alongside Alan Ball.
  • In June 1931, he was persuaded by George Kay to join Southampton, then playing in Division Two.
  • In 2005, he moved to the French side US Boulogne, then playing in Ligue 2, and was handed the number 10 shirt.

playing more

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He explained in a 1967 interview, "I am playing more smoothly now.
  • Persson retired from hockey in 2018 after playing more than 600 SHL games.
  • He was pulled from playing more than once for his lack of defense during the preseason.
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