How to say play in Swedish pleɪ

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lek, spel

play(noun)

recreation; amusement

A person must have time for both work and play.

leka

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.

teaterstycke, pjäs

play(noun)

an acted story; a drama

Shakespeare wrote many great plays.

spela

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.

match, spel

play(noun)

the playing of a game

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

spela

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.

spel[rum]

play(noun)

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

spelas, gå

play(verb)

(of a play etc) to be performed

`Oklahoma' is playing at the local theatre.

spela

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.

spela

play(verb)

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

He played a trick on me.

spela mot

play(verb)

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

I'll play you at tennis.

fladdra, skimra, spela

play(verb)

(of light) to pass with a flickering movement

The firelight played across the ceiling.

rikta, låta svepa (spela) över

play(verb)

to direct (over or towards something)

The firemen played their hoses over the burning house.

spela [ut]

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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