Phrasal Verb: Play off

Phrasal Verb: Play off


Meaning: Play a game to decide who the winner is

Example: As both teams had the same points, they PLAYED OFF to decide the winner.

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Phrasal Verb: Play off


Meaning: Make people compete against each other so that you benefit

Example: He PLAYED them OFF against each other to get the best deal.

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