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  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
  • An Ideal Husband ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • Angels in America ( play by Tony Kushner )
  • Balancing act
  • Billy Liar ( Novel and play by Keith Waterhouse and Tom Courtenay / Julie Christie movie )
  • Brilliant cleaning starts with Finish ( Finish Detergent advertising slogan )
  • Bring your A game ( perform to your best ability )
  • 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 )
  • Caught in the act
  • Child's play
  • Chips With Everything ( Arnold Wesker play )
  • Class act
  • Clean up your act
  • Close of play
  • Come out and play
  • Complete shambles ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Couldn't act his way out of a paper bag
  • Death of a Salesman ( play by Arthur Miller )
  • Do a disappearing act
  • Don't play the innocent
  • Double act
  • Everything to play for
  • Fair play
  • Fair play to you
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Games people play
  • Get in on the act
  • Get your act together
  • Go and play in the traffic
  • Hard act to follow
  • He will never play the piano again
  • Hedda Gabler ( play by Henrik Ibsen )
  • High wire act
  • Hit it out of the park ( A baseball expression denoting a complete or spectacular success )
  • Horse play
  • How does that play in Peoria?
  • Human Rights Act
  • I do
  • I took my harp to the party but no one asked me to play
  • I've started so I'll finish ( A catchphrase from Mastermind )
  • If music be the food of love, play on ( from Twelth Night by Shakespeare )
  • In on the act
  • 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 )
  • Knock it out of the park ( A baseball expression denoting a complete or spectacular success )
  • Lady Windermere's Fan ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • Live in your world, play in ours ( Sony advertising slogan )
  • Long Day's Journey into Night ( play by Eugene O'Neil )
  • Love play
  • Make a complete fool of yourself
  • Make a play for
  • Make great play of
  • Man and Superman ( play by George Bernard Shaw )
  • Mother Courage ( play by Bertolt Brecht )
  • Mourning Becomes Electra ( play by Eugene O'Neill )
  • Nice guys finish last
  • O Romeo, Romeo; wherefore art thou Romeo ( from the play by Shakespeare )
  • Oh, behave! ( Austin Powers )
  • Phone it in ( perform an act in an uncommitted disinterested manner )
  • Photo finish
  • Piss or get off the pot
  • 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
  • Put on an act
  • Random act of kindness
  • Read the riot act
  • Roll over and play dead
  • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead ( play by Tom Stoppard )
  • Shape up or ship out
  • She Stoops to Conquer ( play by Oliver Goldsmith )
  • Shit or get off the pot
  • Sister Act ( Whoopie Goldberg movie )
  • 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 Cherry Orchard ( play by Anton Chekhov )
  • The Devil's Disciple ( Bernard Shaw play and Burt Lancaster movie )
  • The Ginger Man ( play by JP Donleavy )
  • The Glass Menagerie ( play by Tennessee Williams )
  • The Iceman Cometh ( play by Eugene O'Neill )
  • The Importance of Being Ernest ( play by Oscar Wilde )
  • The Plough and the Stars ( play by Sean O'Casey )
  • The Quare Fellow ( play by Brendan Behan )
  • The Scottish play
  • The act you've known for all these years ( Beatles song lyric )
  • The cat who doesn't act finicky soon loses control of his owner ( 9 Lives Cat Food advertising slogan )
  • The play's the thing
  • Think global, act local
  • Think globally, act locally ( Friends of the Earth advertising slogan )
  • Threepenny Opera ( play by Bertolt Brecht )
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • Two can play at that game
  • View from a Bridge ( play by Arthur Miller )
  • Waiting for Godot ( play by Samuel Beckett )
  • When the cat's away the mice will play
  • Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? ( play by Edward Albee )
  • You hum it and I'll play it

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