||very drunk, hammered, looped, sloshed
||After losing the fight, Jock went and got plastered.
||credit cards, bank cards
||I like to use plastic when I travel. I don't feel safe carrying cash.
|plate is full
||too much to do, cannot do any more
||I'm busy writing exams. My plate is full.
|play a big part
||do much to help, be a main factor
||The nice weather played a big part in the success of our festival.
|play a bit-part
||be a minor actor in a movie or a stage play
||Irene played a bit-part in a movie last year. She's a good actor.
|play a joke on
||fool or trick someone, play a prank on
||I played a joke on Ty. I phoned and said he'd won the lottery.
|play a mean game
||play very well, play to win
||Ingrid may beat you. She plays a mean game of chess.
|play a part
||be a cause, affect the result
||His drinking played a part in his dismissal. Drinking was a cause.
|play a prank on
||arrange a surprise for you so people will laugh
||Ty played a prank on me. He left a message to call the president.
|play a trick on
||deceive you for fun, play a joke on
||We played a trick on Liz. We sent her picture to a beauty contest.