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The children were playing football in the park.
Shall we play cards or chess?
He played well, though his team lost.
He played for AC Milan before he transferred to Arsenal.
She plays the winner of tomorrow’s match.
Bayern Munich will play Real Madrid tomorrow evening.
England will be playing against Brazil in the next round.
The coach has to decide today whether or not to play him.
She plays in defence.
The ball was going out so he was right not to play it.
He played several organ pieces by Bach.
Gloria plays the violin in the London Philharmonic.
The orchestra played beautifully tonight.
They played the CD at full volume.
A tape was played in court in which he confessed to the crime.
I could hear a radio playing in the flat above.
She played Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire.
The role of the mother was played by one of Australia’s finest actresses.
I was asked to play in a new version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
What’s playing at the local cinema?
The children were out playing in the garden.
Molly and Lilly were playing happily together.
Tom’s very good at playing by himself.
She watched some children playing with a ball in the street.
Let’s play doctors and nurses.
Moonlight played on the surface of the lake.
She thought she was making a good investment that would set her up for the rest of her life, but they were playing her like an idiot.