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play at something

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play at something

verb phrase

To pretend to do something: Play tennis? Well, I play at it (1840+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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