to play up
- duidelijker naar voren brengen
move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent
to play up
ingratiate oneself to; often with insincere behavior
- She is getting up a new play.
- Joseph can't play soccer. He trips on the ball and mixes everything up.
- I've made up my mind to learn how to play the harp.
- If we're going to play, make your mind up about the rules!
- The field where we used to play ball is now all built up.
- Oh yeah? Wanna play this game? Don't get me started or it could all end up badly.
- When I was in middle school, I had a friend in the track club who normally studied 3 hours a day. He didn't speed up the pace before tests. On the contrary, he didn't have any club activities and so had lot of free time, so before the test we would go to his house and play video games every day. If we hadn't done that, I would have gotten better grades too.
- the current state of play concerning the follow-up of infringements detected;
- Social partners have an important role to play in setting up mechanisms that ensure the flexibility of the labour market.
- the state of play concerning the follow-up of infringements, whether detected during that year or during previous years;
- The information obtained by comparing data should open up new investigative approaches for Member States and thus play a crucial role in assisting Member States' law enforcement and judicial authorities.
- However, should surpluses of milk products build up or be likely to occur, thus creating or likely to create a serious imbalance in the market, such aid could still play a role.
- An effective consultation process is therefore essential and existing structures set up to facilitate and streamline the consultation process, such as the European Association for the Streamlining of Energy Exchange, national regulators or the Agency should play an important role.
- To enable the select committee to play the necessary coordinating role and to deal effectively with exceptional circumstances, that committee must be able to have up to five members and be able to consult regularly.
- In case of coverage under the programme technical assistance of the establishment and functioning of national rural networks, the annual progress report shall describe the procedures for setting up and running the network and the state-of-play of the implementation of the action plan.