Definition of 'ply'
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Football fans would lose out if a salary cap caused footballers to ply their trade in other countries. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Football fans would lose out if a salary cap caused footballers to ply their trade in other countries. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They ended up paying salaries for players who were plying their trade at other clubs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many of the best players in the world now ply their trade in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His portrait hangs from a modern art statue opposite where other fruit sellers are still plying their trade. The Sun (2011)The beach was deserted but for a few locals and the two sets of fishermen who still ply their trade at sea. The Sun (2014)No other people have plied these trade routes quite so extensively as the Armenians. The Crossing-Place (1993)Of course, many ships will be plying the same ports. The Sun (2009)There are hundreds of English players plying their trade in the lower leagues. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They play a European style of football and have a number of players who ply their trade across the continent. The Sun (2009)But the melting ice offers a glimmer of commercial viability and, today, a growing number of commercial ships ply the passage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps that is no surprise when you consider the number of foreign players and managers now plying their trade in the Premier League. The Sun (2009)
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