Playing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word playing
Brit.  |ˈpleɪɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word playing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to play

noun

- the act of playing a musical instrument
- the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation
- the performance of a part or role in a drama (syn: acting, performing, playacting)

Examples

To me, there's nothing more exciting than playing football.

He is off playing golf.

They were up all night long playing video games.

The children were playing in the yard.

The children were playing hide-and-seek.

She hurt her wrist but decided to continue playing.

The kids love playing in the water.

...when a candidate is running for president, he's playing in the bigs and cannot afford to make major mistakes...

The children sat cross-legged on the floor playing a game.

Children playing at their games

He couldn't chance playing with a broken toe.

She filmed the children playing.

children playing with the family dog

The children love playing outside.

The radio was playing very loudly.

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