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play the gender cardTo assert that sexism is involved in a situation, especially in order to exploit sexist or antisexist attitudes.Rate it:

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gender benderA person who dresses in the clothes of another sex, or in clothes which make their gender identity ambiguous.Rate it:

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play the race cardMark Fuhrman, Murder in Brentwood p.153.Rate it:

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play the race cardDonald A. Carson, Love in Hard Places p.94.Rate it:

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play the race cardTo assert that race or racism is responsible for a course of events, especially when race is not of particular significance to the issue in question; to attempt to inspire a particular reaction by raising the issue of race.Rate it:

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get out of jail free cardsomething that will relieve an undesired situationRate it:

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yellow cardbookingRate it:

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calling cardA prepaid card or credit card, usually electronically readable, used to pay the charges when making a telephone call.Rate it:

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calling cardA small printed card which identifies the bearer, traditionally presented for introduction when making a social visit to a home or when attending a formal social event or business meeting.Rate it:

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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.Rate it:

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calling cardExcrement, especially of a domestic animal.Rate it:

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drawing cardsomething that grabs attentionRate it:

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one card shy of a full deckMentally deranged; demented; insane.Rate it:

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picture cardking, queen or jackRate it:

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red cardreferee's itemRate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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play upTo make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight.Rate it:

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Play Cat and MouseTo make someone fool by playing tricks, to annoy or tease someoneRate it:

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play upTo misbehave.Rate it:

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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.Rate it:

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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.Rate it:

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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.Rate it:

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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.Rate it:

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play old harryBlenkiron and I have been moving in the best circles as skilled American engineers who are going to play Old Harry with the British on the Tigris. — John Buchan, "Greenmantle", 1916..Rate it:

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play on wordsA pun, or similar humorous use of language such as a double entendre.Rate it:

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against the run of playContrary to the flow of the game.Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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and don't play one on TVA term often used after a person claims to have no expertise in a topic of discussion, but still wants to contribute a comment.Rate it:

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child's playSomething particularly simple or easy.Rate it:

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close of playThe end of a day's playRate it:

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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)Rate it:

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close of playThe end of the working dayRate it:

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fair playGood behavior, following the rulesRate it:

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go play in the trafficTo go elsewhere and feel free to engage in risky behavior; get lost.Rate it:

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God does not play dice with the universeThe course of all events is predetermined.Rate it:

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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.Rate it:

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hold-up playA play where an attacker retains possession of the ball, while the teammates can move up the field.Rate it:

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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.Rate it:

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party and playUsed other than as an idiom: see party, play.Rate it:

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party and playMarked by the use of drugs and the absence of sexual inhibitions.Rate it:

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play a partto be involved in such a way to affect the outcome, to be a contributing factorRate it:

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play aroundTo work with in a non-serious manner.Rate it:

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play atTo pretend to be a different person while playing a game.Rate it:

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play atTo do something in a manner that lacks seriousness, commitment, or professionalism.Rate it:

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play awayTo be sexually unfaithful out of one's homeRate it:

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play backTo replay a recording.Rate it:

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play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.Rate it:

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play ballTo start anything tumultuous.Rate it:

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play ballTo work together; to cooperate.Rate it:

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