Meaning: Continue playing a sport though there might be a reason to stop
Example: It looked like a foul, but the referee told them to PLAY ON.
Meaning: Continue playing music
Example: The band PLAYED ON for another hour.
Meaning: Exploit a weakness
Example: They are just PLAYING ON our fears to get us to do what they want.
Example: The advert PLAYS ON the slogan
We have 14 phrasal verbs with 'PLAY'