bring into play
index exercise (use), exert, exploit (make use of), resort

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  • bring into play — bring (something) into play to begin to involve or use something in order to help you do something. Even bringing into play all the resources available would not resolve the immediate shortfall in production …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring into play — activate, set into motion, operate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bring into play — idi to cause to be introduced, considered, or used …   From formal English to slang

  • To bring into play — Play Play, n. 1. Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols. [1913 Webster] 2. Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game. [1913 Webster] John naturally loved rough play. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] 3. The act or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bring something into play — phrase to make something start to have an effect If they continue to deliver late, we’ll have to bring the penalty charge into play. Thesaurus: to make something start to exist or happensynonym Main entry: play * * * cause something to begin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring sth into play — bring/call sth into play ► to start to use something for a particular purpose: »Special computer software programs were brought into play during the vote recount. Main Entry: ↑play …   Financial and business terms

  • bring/call sth into play — ► to start to use something for a particular purpose: »Special computer software programs were brought into play during the vote recount. Main Entry: ↑play …   Financial and business terms

  • bring something into play — bring (something) into play to begin to involve or use something in order to help you do something. Even bringing into play all the resources available would not resolve the immediate shortfall in production …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring something into play — to make something start to have an effect If they continue to deliver late, we ll have to bring the penalty charge into play …   English dictionary

  • come into play — phrasal : to have an effect : play a part his early training in self expression came into play in his new situation * * * come into play To bring, call or come into exercise, operation or use ● play * * * come into play phrase to start to happen… …   Useful english dictionary

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