French translation of 'play up'
- (= cause trouble) [engine, child]
faire des siennes
separable transitive verb
to play sb up [part of body]
causer du souci à qn
Example Sentences Including 'play up'
The Traveller could play up and he didn't want the bother of having to find a mechanic who could fix it.MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)
Play up, play up , and play the game, thought Sloan sourly to himself, except that Hirst didn't seem to have played it very fairly.A Dead Liberty
He could feel a change in the air, making his rheumatism play up.LOST SUMMER (2002)
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Translation of play up from the Collins English to French Dictionary