have (something) to play with(redirected from had to play with)
have (something) to play with
To have an excess or surplus of something at one's disposal. Oh, if we had money to play with, I definitely would have replaced the hideous flooring in here already.
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have money, time, etc. to ˈplay with(informal) have plenty of money, time, etc. for doing something: We need to make a decision now, as we haven’t got much time to play with.
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