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The girls are out playing tennis.
He played well, though his team lost.
He played for the Yankees before he was traded to Milwaukee.
Do you want to play cards?
He played several organ pieces by Bach.
Gloria plays the violin in the London Philharmonic.
The orchestra played beautifully tonight.
She played Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire.
The role of the mother was played by one of Australia's finest actresses.
The children were playing in the backyard.
Molly and Lilly were playing happily together.
Tom's very good at playing by himself.
She watched some kids playing with a ball in the street.
dirty and sometimes untidy or smelling bad
a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the timeadd a word
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