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come into play

To become a factor in a particular situation. Once personal insults come into play, it's very hard to resolve a situation calmly. My kids usually get cranky as bedtime approaches and tiredness comes into play.
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come into play

to become an important factor in something; to go into force. All your hard practice and preparation will now come into play in the finals.
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come into ˈplay

begin to operate or be active; have an effect or influence: It’s time for the first part of our plan to come into play.A lot of different factors came into play in making this decision.
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References in classic literature ?
As a general thing, therefore, you must first get fast to a whale, before any pitchpoling comes into play.
But the question is not quite so easy when we proceed to ask whether these principles are three or one; whether, that is to say, we learn with one part of our nature, are angry with another, and with a third part desire the satisfaction of our natural appetites; or whether the whole soul comes into play in each sort of action-- to determine that is the difficulty.
A mysterious impulse of human nature comes into play here.
The field comes into play, but not as much as knowing your pitchers and the scouting reports of the different hitters and knowing your corner outfielders.
Yet here is where the author's professionalism comes into play.
The real measurement of these efforts comes into play not only in clients' fields, but in neighboring spreads.
Another element that comes into play is the building's cost for purchasing electric power and fuel (e.
In order to facilitate the actual measuring procedure, the PowerINSPECT software comes into play.
Nor are they the same as would occur as the result of a physical visit, when sensual response comes into play.
A tense relation between language and reality once again comes into play in Sinfonia (Symphony), 2004, a video showing a disoriented rat wandering through a maze while a child's voice awkwardly recites the alphabet.
Recent months have produced almost a plethora of resuscitations in classical ballet, some more successful than others, and some more worthy, for eventually the intrinsic worth of what is being resuscitated comes into play.
While there's a lot that holds us in common as women, there is also a lot that differentiates us and that's where the 85% niche comes into play.
Math comes into play as students explore transportation and logistics.
Back then journalist James Ryan described the ways in which lesbians and gays were being written out of the picture: "Homophobia comes into play at every step of the studio filmmaking process," he said.
Additionally, the Fourth Amendment comes into play when a someone's "person, papers, and effects" are made insecure by means of an unreasonable search and seizure in order for him to travel or move about in a lawful and peaceful manner.