play along

phrasal verb
played along; playing along; plays along

Definition of play along

: to agree to do or accept what other people want They wanted me to cooperate with them, but I refused to play along. often + withI refused to play along with their plan.

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“Play along.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20along. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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