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- (cricket, reflexive, play oneself in) Of a batsman, to settle and become comfortable with the conditions at the beginning of his innings.
- (soccer, transitive) To pass (someone) the ball into an attacking position.
2011 January 18, “Wolverhampton 5 - 0 Doncaster”, BBC:
- Zubar played in Doyle down the Wolves left and his ball into the box evaded several players before falling for Mujangi Bia to finally drive in a second past Neil Sullivan.