French English Dictionary

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jouer in English:

1. play play

Let's play volleyball.
Winning the competition is important. However, fair play is more important. You need to understand that winning is not the most important thing.
Theoretical physics was child's play to Einstein, but he couldn't figure out his income tax.
Any play opening to bad reviews won't last long.
One thing you should know about me is that I play poker every Friday night.
Tom got tired of reading and wanted to go outside and play.
Tom can't even play one song on his ukulele without making mistakes.
Please play it back for me after you've finished the recording.
In America, people play a different version of mahjong.
We should play a more active role in combating global warming.
When the cat is away, the mice will play.
Her technique is superb, but she needs to play with more expression.
I'd like to marry a girl who likes to play video games.
What I don't understand is why the children aren't being allowed to play outside on such a nice day.
A gentleman is someone who knows how to play the banjo and doesn't.

English word "jouer"(play) occurs in sets:

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Sport and rest - Le sport et le repos
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2. outplaying outplaying

English word "jouer"(outplaying) occurs in sets:

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3. to act to act

You're acting like a child! It's very important to act now before the problem gets really serious.
We need to act quickly.

English word "jouer"(to act) occurs in sets:

Culture and art - Art et culture