How to say Play in Dutch pleɪ

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het spelen

play(noun)

recreation; amusement

A person must have time for both work and play.

spelen

play(verb)

to amuse oneself

The child is playing in the garden; He is playing with his toys; The little girl wants to play with her friends.

toneelstuk

play(noun)

an acted story; a drama

Shakespeare wrote many great plays.

spelen

play(verb)

to take part in (games etc)

He plays football; He is playing in goal; Here's a pack of cards; – who wants to play (with me)?; I'm playing golf with him this evening.

het spelen

play(noun)

the playing of a game

At the start of today's play, England was leading India by fifteen runs.

spelen

play(verb)

to act in a play etc; to act (a character)

She's playing Lady Macbeth; The company is playing in London this week.

speling

play(noun)

freedom of movement (eg in part of a machine).

spelen

play(verb)

(of a play etc) to be performed

`Oklahoma' is playing at the local theatre.

spelen

play(verb)

to (be able to) perform on (a musical instrument)

She plays the piano; Who was playing the piano this morning?; He plays (the oboe) in an orchestra.

uithalen

play(verb)

(usually with on ) to carry out or do (a trick)

He played a trick on me.

het opnemen tegen

play(verb)

(usually with at ) to compete against (someone) in a game etc

I'll play you at tennis.

spelen

play(verb)

(of light) to pass with a flickering movement

The firelight played across the ceiling.

richten

play(verb)

to direct (over or towards something)

The firemen played their hoses over the burning house.

uitspelen

play(verb)

to put down or produce (a playing-card) as part of a card game

He played the seven of hearts.


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