play along with


play along with
play along (with (someone/something)) to seem to support or be friendly to someone or something.

He knew that if he didn't play along with the reporters, they would write unpleasant stories about him.

I don't really like their idea that much but for now, it is probably a good idea simply to play along.

Related vocabulary: play ball with someone, go along with someone/something

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  • play along (with) — {v.} Cooperate; make no trouble. * /The honest jockey refused to play along with the bookmaker s illegal plan./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play along (with) — {v.} Cooperate; make no trouble. * /The honest jockey refused to play along with the bookmaker s illegal plan./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play\ along\ with — v Cooperate; make no trouble. The honest jockey refused to play along with the bookmaker s illegal plan …   Словарь американских идиом

  • play along with someone — play along (with (someone/something)) to seem to support or be friendly to someone or something. He knew that if he didn t play along with the reporters, they would write unpleasant stories about him. I don t really like their idea that much but… …   New idioms dictionary

  • play along with something — play along (with (someone/something)) to seem to support or be friendly to someone or something. He knew that if he didn t play along with the reporters, they would write unpleasant stories about him. I don t really like their idea that much but… …   New idioms dictionary

  • play along (with somebody) — ˌplay aˈlong (with sb/sth) derived to pretend to agree with sb/sth • I decided to play along with her idea. Main entry: ↑playderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • play along (with something) — ˌplay aˈlong (with sb/sth) derived to pretend to agree with sb/sth • I decided to play along with her idea. Main entry: ↑playderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • play ball with — play ball (with (someone)) to agree to do something the way someone else wants you to. Critics say the agency has been pressured to play ball with drug companies. Related vocabulary: play along with someone/something, go along with… …   New idioms dictionary

  • play along — (with (someone/something)) to seem to support or be friendly to someone or something. He knew that if he didn t play along with the reporters, they would write unpleasant stories about him. I don t really like their idea that much but for now, it …   New idioms dictionary

  • play ball with someone — play ball (with (someone)) to agree to do something the way someone else wants you to. Critics say the agency has been pressured to play ball with drug companies. Related vocabulary: play along with someone/something, go along with… …   New idioms dictionary