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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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But with UCLA looking for a marquee game to be televised nationally, did Howland think about playing Pittsburgh?
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Bert, having played drums in punk bands in the past, do you get the same cathartic feeling while playing this music?
This band [in the play] has been playing for so many years--they are a good band--and the reason they haven't been signed is that the music industry is a young white boy's game.
In an earlier effort, Schaeffer and his coworkers had created a checker, playing computer program named Chinook, which could beat the world's top players (SN: 7/20/91, p.
Mismatches are more likely to happen when players' ages vary widely (counselors playing with very young campers), or when there is a coed group.
I questioned playing football for some of the guys I played for because it wasn't fun.
Playing one-on-ones with a third player on the outside coaching one of the players.
One of the most difficult tasks undertaken by pianists is playing open scores.
Parker writes, but the star-studded production of The Alchemist in Sydney, playing to well-heeled Australian audiences who apparently identified with Lovewit as the aggrieved property owner of a vandalized house (193), militates against the postcolonialist reading Schafer wants to impose on the material.