call (something) into play(redirected from calls into play)
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call (something) into play
To introduce something into a particular situation. Calling a merger into play might be the best option to save the company. I really wanted to visit you this weekend, but the flu called some other unpleasant factors into play.
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bring/call/put something into ˈplaymake something begin to work or operate; involve something in something: The exercise brings many skills into play. ♢ This latest decision calls many new factors into play.
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