play 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 + with
  • I refused to play along with their plan.

Word by Word Definitions

play play
  1. : swordplay

  2. : game, sport

  3. : the conduct, course, or action of a game

  1. : to engage in sport or recreation : frolic

  2. : to have sexual relations

  3. : to move aimlessly about : trifle

along play
  1. : in a line matching the length or direction of

  2. : in the course of

  3. : in accordance with : in

  1. : forward, on

  2. : from one to another

  3. : in company : as a companion


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