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Past tense for to emphasize, stress, or indicate the importance of
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“Was he simply trying to play up his own importance by accusing himself of a crime?”
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Past tense for to fail to function properly
“Then our bathroom's old cistern started to play up, so I made a quick phone call to our reasonable and reliable plumber.”
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Past tense for to misbehave or get up to mischief
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“Often, children play up because they lack love and guidance or direction from one or both parents.”
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Past tense for to be painful, or to cause physical pain to
“He was feeling week, and his stomach was starting to play up.”
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Played to the cheap seats
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Past tense for to advertise or create publicity for
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Past tense for enjoy oneself by behaving in a playful and mischievous way
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Past tense for to state or claim too much
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Past tense for to declare loudly, openly or publicly
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Past tense for to greatly emphasize a point or issue
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Past tense for to ingratiate oneself (with)
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