have money/time to play with

have money/time to play with
have money/time, etc. to play with
to have money, time, etc. available to use: »

Swelling tax receipts have given the government more money to play with over the last two years.

Main Entry: play

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  • have money/time, etc. to play with — ► to have money, time, etc. available to use: »Swelling tax receipts have given the government more money to play with over the last two years. Main Entry: ↑play …   Financial and business terms

  • have time to play with — have money/time, etc. to play with ► to have money, time, etc. available to use: »Swelling tax receipts have given the government more money to play with over the last two years. Main Entry: ↑play …   Financial and business terms

  • have time to play with — have money, time, etc. to ˈplay with idiom (informal) to have plenty of money, time, etc. for doing sth Main entry: ↑playidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have money to play with — have money/time, etc. to play with ► to have money, time, etc. available to use: »Swelling tax receipts have given the government more money to play with over the last two years. Main Entry: ↑play …   Financial and business terms

  • have money to play with — have money, time, etc. to ˈplay with idiom (informal) to have plenty of money, time, etc. for doing sth Main entry: ↑playidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • No One Will Play with Me — Directed by Werner Herzog Produced by Werner Herzog …   Wikipedia

  • if you play with fire you get burnt — The metaphorical phrase to play with fire, to tinker with something potentially dangerous, is also commonly found. Cf. 1655 H. VAUGHAN Silex Scintillans II. 15 I played with fire, did counsell spurn,..But never thought that fire would burn, Or… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • play — ▪ I. play play 1 [pleɪ] verb [transitive] 1. play the market( s) FINANCE if you play the market, you buy and sell shares on the stockmarket, especially to make a quick profit rather than as an investment for the future: • Unless you can afford to …   Financial and business terms

  • time — time1 [ taım ] noun *** ▸ 1 quantity clock measures ▸ 2 period ▸ 3 occasion/moment ▸ 4 time available/needed ▸ 5 how fast music is played ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the quantity that you measure using a clock: Time seemed to pass more quickly than… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • time — I UK [taɪm] / US noun Word forms time : singular time plural times *** Metaphor: Time is like money or like something that you buy and use. I ve spent a lot of time on this project. ♦ We are running out of time. ♦ You have used up all the time… …   English dictionary

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