play the field
phrasal to date or have romantic connections with more than one person

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • play the field — {v. phr.}, {informal} To date many different people; not always have dates with the same person. * /Al had a steady girlfriend, but John was playing the field./ * /Jim was crazy about Mary, but she was still playing the field./ Contrast: GO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play the field — {v. phr.}, {informal} To date many different people; not always have dates with the same person. * /Al had a steady girlfriend, but John was playing the field./ * /Jim was crazy about Mary, but she was still playing the field./ Contrast: GO… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • play the field — verb To date more than one person at the same time. He says Im the only one, but my friends say hes playing the field …   Wiktionary

  • The Field (disambiguation) — The Field is a 1965 play by John B. Keane.The Field can also refer to: * The Field (magazine), a magazine about the British countryside *The Field (pub), a notable Irish pub in San Diego *The Field (musician), a Swedish electronic musician. *The… …   Wikipedia

  • The Field — Infobox Film name = The Field caption = Film poster for The Field imdb id = 0099566 writer = John B. Keane(play) Jim Sheridan starring = Richard Harris John Hurt Sean Bean Brenda Fricker Frances Tomelty and Tom Berenger director = Jim Sheridan… …   Wikipedia

  • The Field School — Infobox Private School name = The Field School type = Independent School religion = Non sectarian established = 1972 head name = Headmaster head = Dale Johnson city = Washington, D.C. country = USA campus = 20 overall acres 4 buildings enrollment …   Wikipedia

  • Play The King Stakes — Turf race infobox class = Grade II horse race = Grass Stakes caption = location = Woodbine Racetrack Toronto, Ontario inaugurated = 1987 race type = Thoroughbred Flat racing website = [http://www.woodbineentertainment.com/qct/default.asp… …   Wikipedia

  • take the field — verb to go out onto the playing field The national antham having been played, both teams took the field and prepared for play …   Wiktionary

  • Field (Bourdieu) — Field is one of the core concepts used by French social scientist Pierre Bourdieu. A field is a setting in which agents and their social positions are located. The position of each particular agent in the field is a result of interaction between… …   Wikipedia

  • field — /feeld/, n. 1. an expanse of open or cleared ground, esp. a piece of land suitable or used for pasture or tillage. 2. Sports. a. a piece of ground devoted to sports or contests; playing field. b. (in betting) all the contestants or numbers that… …   Universalium

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