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to take part in a sport or game
if children play at something, they pretend to be someone else or to be involved in a particular type of situation
if children or animals romp, they play or move around in a lively and often noisy way
to play in a happy way with a lot of energy and movement
to play in a very lively or rough way
to play on a seesaw
to have fun by joking or playing
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
to use someone or something for your own purposes, often in a way that causes harm or difficulties
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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