Значение идиомы play up to

[play up to] {v. phr.}. {slang} 1. To try to gain the favor of, especially for selfish reasons; act to win the approval of; try toplease.

He played up to the boss.

2. To use to gain anend; to attend to.

He played up to the old lady’svanity to get her support.


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