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play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do [sth] for amusement)hrát si ned
 The children are playing.
 Děti si hrají.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (perform on: a musical instrument) (hudební nástroj)hrát na ned
  (hudební nástroj)zahrát na dok
 He plays the piano and the guitar.
 Hraje na klavír a kytaru.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (music: perform) (hudbu)zahrát dok
 Play another Beethoven sonata.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (put on, listen to: music, a CD) (hudbu)přehrávat ned
  (hudbu)přehrát dok
 I am playing the new CD on the stereo.
 Přehrávám si nové CD na stereu.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (take part in: a sport or game) (hry nebo sportovní zápas)hrát ned
  (hru nebo sportovní zápas)zahrát si dok
 Who'd like to play tennis? Let's play hide-and-seek!
 Kdo chce hrát tenis?
 Kdo si chce zahrát tenis?
play [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (act the role of) (roli)hrát ned
 Who wants to play Lady Macbeth?
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (performance) (divadelní)představení s
  (divadelní)hra ž
 I'd like to see a play for my birthday.
 Na své narozeniny bych si rád zašel na divadelní představení.
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (drama)hra ž
  drama s
 He wrote the play with specific actors in mind.
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (recreational activity)zábava ž
  hraní s
 You have no time for play when you run your own company.
 
Další překlady
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play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. dated (gambling) (hazardních her)hraní s
 He acquired a lot of debts at play.
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (game: turn) (ve hře)řada ž
 It's my play. Can I have the dice, please?
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (conduct of a game) (kvalita hry)hra ž
 It's a tournament in which you'll see top class play.
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (movement of light)hra světel ž + s mn
 They watched the play of the sunlight on the water.
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (attention)pozornost ž
 The double murder got a lot of play on the morning news.
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (button) (tlačítko na přístroji)přehrát dok
 Insert the CD and press play.
play nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sport, game: move) (v utkání)akce ž
  (část utkání)hra ž
  (ve hře)tah m
 In a single amazing play, the baseball team got three outs.
play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (take part)zúčastnit se dok
 We'd like to play, too.
play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (gamble) (hazardní hry)hrát ned
 Minors are not allowed to play.
play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (jest)dělat si srandu ned, fráze
 I didn't mean it. I was only playing.
play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (pretend)předstírat ned
  simulovat ned
 She wasn't really injured; she was just playing.
play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (feign)předstírat ned
  simulovat ned
 He's playing dead.
play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (be performed) (program v divadle)hrát ned
  (program v televizi)dávat ned
 What's playing tonight?
play viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (music: perform) (na hudební nástroj)hrát ned
 He loves the violin. He plays all day.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (stage a performance of) (divadlo)hrát ned
  (divadlo)mít v programu ned, fráze
 They're playing "Waiting for Godot" all week.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (bet on) (sázky)sázet na ned + předl
 He likes to play the horses.
play [sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (compete against) (někomu)hrát proti ned + předl
 No one wants to play him because he never loses.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (pretend) (hraní dětí na něco)hrát si na ned + předl
 Let's play house.
play [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (direct light, water) (světlo apod.)namířit, zamířit dok
 He played the spotlight on the entranceway.
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in play adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (ball: not out) (míč)ve hře předl + m
 The ball was in play when the winger crossed it for the centre forward to score.
in play adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (active) (přeneseně: jedna z možností)ve hře předl + m
  (přeneseně: jedna z možností)na stole předl + m
 Lowering the interest rate is among ideas that are still in play.
it's child's play exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (it's extremely easy) (něco lehkého)hračka
 It's so easy to do -- it's child's play, really.
play a part v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (act)hrát roli ned + ž
 I'd like to play a part in the school musical, so I'm going to audition.
play a part in [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (participate)podílet se ned
 This was a real community effort, nearly everyone here played a part in creating the newsletter.
play according to the rules viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (respect the regulations: of game, sport)hrát v souladu s pravidly ned, fráze
 Play the game according to the rules outlined below.
play according to the rules viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (behave fairly)chovat se férově ned + přísl
 It's best to play according to the rules if you want to get on at work.
play along vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal, figurative (feign co-operation)uvolit se dok
 I don't always do what my mother suggests, but I play along with her plans to make her happy.
play along vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (music: play accompaniment) (hudba)doprovázet ned
 Joanna sang while Keith played along on the guitar.
play around vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (experiment)hrát si ned
  vrtat se ned
 I was just playing around to see if I could get the webcam to work.
play around vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (be frivolous)šaškovat ned
  dělat blbosti ned + ž mn
 Quit playing around and get back to work!
play around with [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (tamper)hrát si s ned + předl
  vrtat se v ned + předl
 Someone has been playing around with the projector and now it doesn't work.
play around with [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal (amuse yourself) (bavit se)hrát si s ned + předl
 The dog was playing around with a stick he'd found on the ground.
play [sth] by ear vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (music: not follow a score)hrát zpaměti
 I read music well, but I have a hard time playing by ear. He's amazing, he never learned to read music, he just plays by ear.
play [sth] down vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (minimize significance of)zlehčovat, bagatelizovat ned
 In my job interview I played down my previous failures and emphasized my successes.
play down the importance of [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (minimize significance of)snižovat důležitost ned + ž
 We are trying to play down the importance of standardized tests in our school.
play dumb v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (feign ignorance)dělat blbého
 Phil played dumb when his dad asked him if he knew who had broken the window.
play fair viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (games: be sporting)chovat se sportovně ned + přísl
 It's the referee's job to ensure that both teams play fair.
play fair viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." figurative (behave by the rules)hrát fér ned + přísl
 Hey, play fair! Take that ace out of your sleeve right now!
play favorites (US),
play favourites (UK)
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(show partiality)stranit ned
  upřednostňovat ned
 My boss plays favorites; his buddies get the plum assignments, and the rest of us get the menial work.
play games vtr + npl informal, figurative (be inconsistent) (s někým, s city)zahrávat si ned
 I wish Derek would stop playing games and make a clear decision about what he intends to do.
play it by ear v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (improvise)improvizovat ned
 What will we do tomorrow? Let's play it by ear.
play [sth] out vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (enact) (divadlo)zahrát dok
 The director made the actors play the scene out again with a slightly different emphasis.
play out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (proceed to the end) (příběh)odvíjet se ned
 Nobody knows how this little drama will play out.
play safe viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." informal (avoid taking risks)hrát na jistotu
  pro jistotu
 The gymnast considered attempting the flip, but decided to play it safe and stick with the routine she knew well.
play second fiddle to [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be considered less important)hrát druhé housle
 She always played second fiddle to her talented older sister.
play the field v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (have many relationships) (sexuální)mít volnost
 Simon has gained a reputation for playing the field.
play the fool v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (behave in a silly way)dělat opičky
  šaškovat, blbnout
 Bob enjoyed playing the fool in front of his grandchildren.
play the game v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (co-operate, conform)být fér
 No wonder he's a success, he really knows how to play the game.
play the part of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (act the role of) (koho)hrát v roli ned, fráze
 Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman starred in "Casablanca", and Dooley Wilson played the part of Sam.
play up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." UK, informal (child: misbehave) (dítě)zlobit ned
 The children got bored on the long journey and started playing up.
play up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." informal (appliance: malfunction) (přeneseně: špatně funfující přístroj)zlobit ned
 The washing machine suddenly started playing up.
play [sth] up,
play up [sth]
vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
US, informal (draw attention to [sth])zdůraznit, potrhnout dok
 She always used heavy eyeliner to play up her blue eyes.
play with [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (tamper or fiddle with) (obracet v prstech)hrát si s ned + předl
 Beth was playing with one of her earrings nervously.
play with fire v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (risk danger) (přeneseně)zahrávat si s ohněm ned, fráze
 Computer users are playing with fire if they don't keep their anti-virus software up to date.
play your cards v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal, figurative (behave strategically)chovat se čestně
 If he plays his cards right, he could get to go to New York.
play your part v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (participate)splnit svou úlohu
  (plnit povinnosti)dělat, co mám
 Each of us needs to play our part to make the world a better place.
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