play along

(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb Informal. To agree to cooperate or participate: go along. See PARTICIPATE. II verb See play.

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  • play along — (with (someone/something)) to seem to support or be friendly to someone or something. He knew that if he didn t play along with the reporters, they would write unpleasant stories about him. I don t really like their idea that much but for now, it …   New idioms dictionary

  • play along — ► play along 1) perform a piece of music at the same time as it is playing on a tape or record. 2) pretend to cooperate. Main Entry: ↑play …   English terms dictionary

  • play along — verb 1. perform an accompaniment to The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano • Syn: ↑accompany, ↑follow • Derivationally related forms: ↑accompanist (for: ↑accompany), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • play along — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms play along : present tense I/you/we/they play along he/she/it plays along present participle playing along past tense played along past participle played along to pretend to agree with someone or something,… …   English dictionary

  • play along — PHRASAL VERB: no passive If you play along with a person, with what they say, or with their plans, you appear to agree with them and do what they want, even though you are not sure whether they are right. [V P with n] My mother has learnt to play …   English dictionary

  • play along — verb To take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke James thought it was cruel for the fraternity members to make the pledge think his father had died suddenly and refused to play along …   Wiktionary

  • play\ along — v Cooperate; make no trouble. The honest jockey refused to play along with the bookmaker s illegal plan …   Словарь американских идиом

  • play along — pretend to believe, go along with, let on    Lisa played along with the joke on Mark. She didn t tell him …   English idioms

  • play along — perform a piece of music at the same time as a recorded version of it is playing. ↘pretend to cooperate. → play …   English new terms dictionary

  • Play Along Toys — is Florida based toy company, a wholly owned division of Jakks Pacific. In 1999, the founders of Play Along chose the Britney Spears Doll line as the first licensing venture with their new company, the choice proving a success and followed by… …   Wikipedia

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