Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Playing"

The meaning of "Playing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does tilts the playing field mean?
A: An unfair advantage for one side.
Q: What does if it were'n for you, I'd be chilled out playing my guitar.(especially what does "if it weren't for you" mean?) mean?
A: Example:
Today would have been fun if it weren't for you
Q: What does playing with time mean?
A: Ah, I think it means we can't change time. We can't go back into the past and change an outcome. We can only be in the present.
Q: What does She seems to be playing a surprise game of hide-and-seek. mean?
A: It means that whoever is talking wasn't expecting her to play hide-and-seek.
Q: What does had him out playing golf mean?
A: Had him out basically means that he was simply outside playing golf. His determination caused the situation i.e that he was out playing golf only 6 weeks after the operation

Example sentences using "Playing"

Q: Please show me example sentences with which one is correct .. I like playing football... I like to playing football ..
A: I like playing football or I like to play football
Q: Please show me example sentences with While playing cards;,,,,

Shuffle the cards and deal the entire deck to all the players!!???.….

here, "deal the entire deck" to all the players means exactly what!!!???
Please give me examples more than two!!!???......
A: Keep dealing cards until you have given every card and the deck is empty. If you have 2 players, each person gets 26 cards. If you have 4 players, each person gets 13 cards.
Q: Please show me example sentences with playing .
A: -I like playing the piano.
-Stop playing games and do your homework!
-He's just playing dumb. He knows exactly where to buy drugs.
-Please, stop playing with yourself. I'm trying to sleep.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Would you like to play
and
Would you like playing.
A: "would you like playing" is only acceptable in this type of sentence (subjunctive):

"Would you like playing the piano if it were easier?"

"Would you like playing football if you had a coach?"

"Would you like playing tennis if it were warmer?"


For everything else, use "would you like to play"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to play and playing.
A: @Ainsleyy@Zenkutsu@alishakim@-Alice@RobertoSilva Thank you all(?

Synonyms of "Playing" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between I was used to playing tennis and I used to play tennis ?
A: "I was used to playing tennis" means you used to be good or accustomed to playing tennis.
"I used to play tennis" means you don't play tennis anymore.
Q: What is the difference between I like playing the piano. and I like to play the piano. ?
A: No difference. It is just more natural to say "I like to play the piano."
Q: What is the difference between When playing cards, "It's your turn." and "it's up to you." ?
A: The first one is straightforward. It means as it is. You can understand it as it is your time to play. However, the second one means it depends on how you do.
Q: What is the difference between I like playing football and I enjoy playing football ?
A: they mean the same thing
Q: What is the difference between I don't like playing videogames and I dislike playing videogames ?
A: there's not really any difference, saying "I don't like playing videogames" would sound better though.

Translations of "Playing"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? When playing hide and seek, how do you say “por mi” when you safe yourself?
A: I don’t understand what u mean well maybe “free” or “ Olly Olly oxen free” are what u mean.

but here it is the rules of it.

the seeker counting at "home base"; the hiders can either remain hidden or they can come out of hiding to race to home base; once they touch it, they are "safe" and cannot be tagged. In Ohio, a hider must yell "free" when he touches base or he can still be tagged out. But if the seeker tags another player before reaching home base, that person becomes "it", or "the seeker".
If some of the hidden players do not return home before a predetermined period of time or they can't be found, the person who is "It" should give the universal "all clear" signal. Yell, "Olly, olly oxen free!" That way they know it's safe to come back.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? i am down for playing football
A: I’m down for playing football.

I would enjoy playing football.

Let’s play football!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? no me mojes/mójame (playing at the beach)
A: Don’t get me wet
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How can I say "遊び尽くす"? I mean enjoying playing (TV game) to death, fully, completely, without any regret.
A: @Ayana0204 The expression may be slightly inappropriate depending on the context but there is the expression, 'to play the hell out of sth'. This is usually used when referring to playing a musical instrument but I feel it also works for games to say you are very satisfied.

A. have you ever played tetris?
B. I played the hell out of tetris when I was in university!
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 全然カードが揃わないなあ。when playing old maid card game. そろわないhere means that I can't find any pairs.
A: I guess, "just can't find any pairs at all huh"

Other questions about "Playing"

Q: Studying is just self-satisfactory like playing if the knowledge you gain is not used for others. Does this sound natural?
A: Studying is merely self-satisfaction, like playing, if the knowledge you gain is not used for others.

(I added commas! But I think "like playing" needs parenthetical emphasis here.)
Q: I've been playing a brain training game. My performance data become accurate and shows that my weakness is paying attention. Does this sound natural?
A: You were right about using "a" instead of "the." Using "the" would mean that there is only one brain training game in the world.

The only thing I would change is the second sentence. It should be "My performance data is accurate and shows that my weakness is paying attention."
Q: I like playing the piano so much. Does this sound natural?
A: "I like playing he piano a lot" のほうが自然かと思います。
Q: (when playing ring toss) Because I missed all 10 tosses, they had pity and gave me two more tries. Does this sound natural?
A: Both "tries" and "chances" are acceptable choices.
Q: I'm getting better at this (playing a game) Does this sound natural?
A: Perfect

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