Example sentences for: playing

How can you use “playing” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Unlike the 1980s, when the economy's leading figures often seemed to be people like Michael Milken and Boone Pickens, who were "speculators" in that classic populist sense of the word, the people who get the most attention and respect today are almost all businessmen who spend their time making things, not playing with other people's money: Bill Gates, Michael Dell, or whoever.

  • Playing down his defection, the New China News Agency said that he "did not mean to betray the State, the nation, the monastery, or the leadership."

  • That having been said (to coin a cliché), quizzes are for some people an attractive way to learn things while playing a sort of game, testing either themselves or others.

  • New words can also be created by playing with metaphors.

  • But now the Times has a Boston edition, with the Boston weather and television schedule, and the "Tab," a "community" paper with special town editions, such as Cambridge, tells me what is playing at the local movie houses.

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