Play

not playing with a full deck

Meaning: not mentally sound

Example: With the number of silly remarks he comes up with, I wonder if he's not playing with a full deck. Read on

play by ear

Meaning: learn music by ear

Example: My sister learned to play the piano by ear when she was a child. Read on

play it by ear

Meaning: improvise

Example: Rather than adopting a new academic strategy, the principal decided to play it by ear. Read on

play duck and drakes

play duck and drakes Meaning: – to carelessly misuse one’s wealth – to behave recklessly – use selfishly to suit oneself – waste duck and drakes is also … Read on

child’s play

Meaning: an informal expression meaning something that is easy to do

Example: If you practise enough, driving will eventually become child's play. Read on

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read the riot act

Meaning: warning someone by scolding them to improve their behavior

Example: She'd been bearing bad behavior from her employee and thought it was time to read him the riot act. Read on

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