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  • A Doll's House ( play by Henrik Ibsen )
  • A Mars a day helps you work, rest and play ( Mars Chocolate advertising slogan )
  • A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man ( James Joyce book )
  • A Streetcar Named Desire ( Marlon Brando movie )
  • A child is an island of curiosity surrounded by a sea of question marks ( Shell advertising slogan )
  • Action Man ( children's male doll ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Address the ball ( golfing term denoting readiness to play )
  • After The Gold Rush ( Neil Young song )
  • All around Robin Hood's barn
  • All children, except one, grow up ( the opening line of Peter Pan )
  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
  • An Ideal Husband ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • Angels in America ( play by Tony Kushner )
  • Angry young man ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bean Burrito ( Nickname of basketball player Nick Young )
  • Billy Liar ( Novel and play by Keith Waterhouse and Tom Courtenay / Julie Christie movie )
  • Blossoming youth
  • Boyz n the hood
  • Bright young thing
  • Brum brum ( child's play idiom expressing the sound of a vehicle )
  • Cat On A Hot Tin Roof ( play by Tennesee Williams and Elizabeth Taylor movie )
  • Child of God
  • Child's play
  • Childhood friend
  • Childhood memories
  • Childhood sweetheart
  • Children and fools tell the truth
  • Children should be seen and not heard ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Children's shoes have far to go ( Start-Rite Shoes advertising slogan )
  • Children, one is one, two is fun, three is a house full
  • Chips With Everything ( Arnold Wesker play )
  • Cinnamon Girl ( Neil Young song )
  • Close of play
  • Come out and play
  • Death of a Salesman ( play by Arthur Miller )
  • Don't play the innocent
  • Everything to play for
  • Fair play
  • Fair play to you
  • Fourth Quarter Vince ( Nickname of American football player Vince Young )
  • Games people play
  • Glow Little Glow-worm ( children's nursery rhyme )
  • Go West young man
  • Go and play in the traffic
  • Go with child
  • Goodnight children everywhere ( A catchphrase from Uncle Mac )
  • Grapes, like children, need love and affection ( Almaden advertising slogan )
  • He will never play the piano again
  • Heart Of Gold ( Neil Young song )
  • Heavy with child
  • Hedda Gabler ( play by Henrik Ibsen )
  • Helpless Helpless Helpless Helpless ( Neil Young song lyric )
  • Horse play
  • How does that play in Peoria?
  • How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child?
  • I took my harp to the party but no one asked me to play
  • If music be the food of love, play on ( from Twelth Night by Shakespeare )
  • In play
  • It was twenty years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play ( Beatles song lyric )
  • It's good to play together ( Microsoft Xbox advertising slogan )
  • It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game
  • Juno and the Paycock ( play by Sean O'Casey )
  • Kid n' Play ( Nickname of Kevin Martin )
  • Lady Madonna, children at your feet ( Beatles song lyric )
  • Lady Windermere's Fan ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • Leave no child behind ( Political slogan )
  • Let's rock ( A catchphrase from Al Bundy In Married With Children )
  • Live in your world, play in ours ( Sony advertising slogan )
  • Long Day's Journey into Night ( play by Eugene O'Neil )
  • Love child
  • Love in This Club ( Usher with Young Jeezy song )
  • Love play
  • Love's young dream
  • Make a play for
  • Make great play of
  • Man and Superman ( play by George Bernard Shaw )
  • Midnight's Children
  • Mother Courage ( play by Bertolt Brecht )
  • Mourning Becomes Electra ( play by Eugene O'Neill )
  • Not so young as you were
  • O Romeo, Romeo; wherefore art thou Romeo ( from the play by Shakespeare )
  • Old head on young shoulders
  • Only Love Can Break Your Heart ( Neil Young song )
  • Our children are not our children
  • Pass the Dutchie ( Musical Youth song )
  • Pepsi - for those who think young ( Pepsi advertising slogan )
  • Play Cupid
  • Play God
  • Play Misty For Me ( Clint Eastwood movie )
  • Play a blinder
  • Play a waiting game
  • Play around
  • Play ball
  • Play both ends against the middle
  • Play by ear
  • Play by play
  • Play by the rules
  • Play catch up
  • Play catchup
  • Play chicken
  • Play dead
  • Play devil's advocate
  • Play dirty
  • Play ducks and drakes
  • Play fast and loose
  • Play favorites
  • Play favourites
  • Play for keeps
  • Play for time
  • Play from the tips
  • Play gooseberry
  • Play hard to get
  • Play hardball ( A baseball expression meaning to be or act tough or aggressive )
  • Play havoc with
  • Play hell
  • Play hide the sausage
  • Play hookey
  • Play it again Sam
  • Play it again, Sam ( New York State Lottery advertising slogan )
  • Play it by the book
  • Play it cool
  • Play it for laughs
  • Play it safe
  • Play kissy face
  • Play off
  • Play possum
  • Play safe
  • Play second fiddle
  • Play silly buggers
  • Play softball ( A baseball expression meaning to ask easy questions )
  • Play the field ( - indulge in a series of sexual relationships )
  • Play the fool
  • Play the game
  • Play the old soldier
  • Play the percentage game
  • Play the race card
  • Play the white man
  • Play to win
  • Play with fire
  • Play within a play
  • Play your cards right
  • Play your part
  • Play yourself in
  • Playboy of the Western World ( play by John Millington Synge )
  • Plug and play
  • Problem child
  • Robin Hood - Men In Tights ( Mel Brooks movie )
  • Rockin' In The Free World ( Neil Young song )
  • Roll over and play dead
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead ( play by Tom Stoppard )
  • Saturday's child works hard for a living
  • Saviour sibling ( a child born in order to provide a transplant for another with a fatal disease )
  • Schooldays are the happiest days of your life
  • Second childhood
  • She Stoops to Conquer ( play by Oliver Goldsmith )
  • Spare the rod and spoil the child
  • Strapping young man
  • Suffer the little children
  • Sunday's child is full of grace
  • Sword play
  • The Admirable Crichton ( Play by J M Barrie and nickname of James Crichton )
  • The Boys in the Band ( play by Mart Crowley )
  • The Charlie Chaplin of Television ( Nickname of comedian Alan Young )
  • The Cherry Orchard ( play by Anton Chekhov )
  • The Devil's Disciple ( Bernard Shaw play and Burt Lancaster movie )
  • The Famous Five ( characters in Enid Blyton's series of children's book )
  • The Ginger Man ( play by JP Donleavy )
  • The Glass Menagerie ( play by Tennessee Williams )
  • The God Of Small Things ( Arundhati Roy book )
  • The Iceman Cometh ( play by Eugene O'Neill )
  • The Importance of Being Ernest ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • The Man Child ( Nickname of Dwight Howard )
  • The Man with the Child in His Eyes ( Kate Bush song )
  • The Plough and the Stars ( play by Sean O'Casey )
  • The Quare Fellow ( play by Brendan Behan )
  • The Scottish play
  • The Young Ones ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Young Pretender ( Nickname of Charles Edward Stuart )
  • The child is father of the man ( from a poem by Wordsworth )
  • The flower of one's youth
  • The fountain of youth
  • The good die young
  • The night is young
  • The play's the thing
  • The wheels on the bus go round and round ( title of children's song )
  • Those whom the Gods love die young
  • Threepenny Opera ( play by Bertolt Brecht )
  • Thursday's child has far to go
  • To bring the wolves out - Riding Hood Red ( Max Factor Cosmetics advertising slogan )
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • Twas the night before Christmas - the children were dreaming of a Ford in their future - smart, swanky and gleaming ( Ford Cars advertising slogan )
  • Two can play at that game
  • Under the hood
  • View from a Bridge ( play by Arthur Miller )
  • Voodoo Child ( Jimi Hendrix song )
  • Waiting for Godot ( play by Samuel Beckett )
  • War baby ( someone born during the war - especially the illegitimate child of a soldier )
  • We Are Young ( fun with Janelle Monae song )
  • Wednesday's child has far to go
  • When the cat's away the mice will play
  • Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? ( play by Edward Albee )
  • With child
  • Women and children first
  • You hum it and I'll play it
  • You're as young as you feel
  • You're only young once
  • Young Frankenstein ( Mel Brooks / Gene Wilder movie )
  • Young Thunder ( Nickname of Dwight Howard )
  • Young and sweet, only seventeen ( ABBA lyric )
  • Young at heart
  • Young fogey
  • Young turk
  • Young, Gifted and Black ( Nina Simone song )
  • Youth is wasted on the young

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