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playing

 [pla´ing]
engaging in enjoyable, recreational activity.
acting or behaving in a specified way.
role playing a technique used in family therapy and group therapy, particularly psychodrama, in which members of the group act out the behavior of others in specific roles in order to recognize the roles and to clarify role responses and choices.
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He began playing when he was 10 and later joined a junior program run by the East Denver golf club, a black club.
A useful practice tool for students playing the two opening phrases in Example 2 is to take time first to feel the emotion of the opening unison passage (commanding, bold) before playing it, then pause and feel the emotion of the second phrase (pleading, uncertain) and then play it.
Playing loud music, the experience doesn't go very far beyond the moment.
Certainly not all women in rock and roll are gay, but in that world it's not like, `Oh, how odd, there's a lesbian playing rock and roll.
Campers should not have pens or other objects in their pockets, and should not chew gum or eat while playing.
I ask if they're playing Titleist and they say yes.
A team of captains, coaching each other, is like facing a team that's playing with 30 players--it intimidates.
If playing open scores is difficult for pianists with years of training, it is even more so for the instrumental or vocal music major who does not engage in piano study until his freshman year in college.
The irony of it all was that during an era in which blacks were barred from playing on most courses, UGA events were open to and frequently contested by golfers of any race, even whites.
Indeed, anyone can try his or her hand at playing top programs in many games just by going to the World Wide Web.
Mattel has the perfect balance of classic toy play, hot technology-inspired toys and active-themed toys to really deliver against how today's kids are playing," said Chris Byrne, contributing editor to Toy Wishes magazine, aka the Toy Guy[R].