play itself out

idiom

Definition of play itself out

1 : to take place : happen This scene plays itself out daily in every large city in this country.
2 : to stop being current or popular That style of music had played itself out and the record companies wanted something new.

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“Play itself out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20itself%20out. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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