Definition of 'play up'
Example sentences containing 'play up'
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Her back is playing up again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Of course, top executives have an interest in playing up the importance of leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's great for the condition of my skin if it has been playing up in any way. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is a connection she plays up in the first of her investigations into the aftermath of the uprisings across the Arab world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'play up'
Used Occasionally. play up is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of play up from the Collins English Dictionary
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