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    #1

    paly bars vs play in bars

    "The band has been playing bars and nightclubs."

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    "We have mostly been playing in bars and nightclubs."

    Would there be the difference in meaning when used with or without the preposition "in"?
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    #2

    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

    No. They mean the same.

    (Insert been in the second sentence.)

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    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No. They mean the same.

    (Insert been in the second sentence.)

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    Oops! Left "been" out! I play a musical instrumen. Can I play on a musical instrument?

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    #4

    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

    You can accompany somebody on the piano or play 'Misty' on a harmonica.

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    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

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    You can accompany somebody on the piano or play 'Misty' on a harmonica.

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    But I can't play on the piano, can I?

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    #6

    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

    You'll sometimes hear this, but not a lot.

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    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    You'll sometimes hear this, but not a lot.

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    Would this be refering to all instruments?

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    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

    I'd say so.

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    #9

    Re: paly bars vs play in bars

    I play the piano.
    I play The Sound of Silence really well on the piano.

    He plays the guitar.
    He's really good at Stairway to Heaven on the guitar.

    They play the violin.
    They love playing duets on the violin.

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