How to say play in Russian pleɪ

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развлечение

play(noun)

recreation; amusement

A person must have time for both work and play.

играть

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.

пьеса

play(noun)

an acted story; a drama

Shakespeare wrote many great plays.

играть

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.

игра

play(noun)

the playing of a game

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

играть

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.

свободный ход

play(noun)

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

идти

play(verb)

(of a play etc) to be performed

`Oklahoma' is playing at the local theatre.

играть

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.

разыграть

play(verb)

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

He played a trick on me.

играть против кого-л.

play(verb)

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

I'll play you at tennis.

играть, мелькать

play(verb)

(of light) to pass with a flickering movement

The firelight played across the ceiling.

направлять

play(verb)

to direct (over or towards something)

The firemen played their hoses over the burning house.

пойти

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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