Play along - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪ əˈlɔːŋ|
Brit.  |ˈpleɪ əˈlɒŋ|

verb

- cooperate or pretend to cooperate

He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment

- perform an accompaniment to (syn: accompany, follow)

Examples

The committee decided to play her along for a time, hoping to obtain her services for lower pay.

He decided to play along with the burglars for the moment

She felt she had to play along or risk losing her job.

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