Play and Sing


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Play verb – To engage in activity for amusement.
Sing and play are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Sing" instead a verb "Play".
Nearby Words: played, playful, player, playfulness, playing
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Sing verb – To produce musical sounds with the voice.
Play and sing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Play" instead a verb "Sing".
Nearby Words: singing, singer, singe, singed, singable
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Common collocations

part play part sing part
kind play kind sing kind
parts play parts sing parts
time play time sing time
Other nouns: way, lead, bit, theme, music, song, tune, guitar, instruments, songs, versions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Fan Fic / Hotspring Souls! Great Balls of Fire: The Slayer of Demons wants to join the Hunter's band but doesn't know how to sing or play any instruments, so he just handles the pyrotechnics instead.
  • Anime / Doraemon And in the 2005 remakes, one of the special episode involves combining both of their "talents" to defeat the Dracula Robot in the future where they play/sing for the ENTIRE earth!
  • Music / The Shaggs Achievements in Ignorance: They became cult successes, in spite of their alarming inability to play or sing.
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