play (all) the angles

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play (all) the angles

To make use or take advantage of every means or opportunity one can find in order to reach or attain one's goal. Unless you happen to be incredibly lucky, you have to play all the angles when you're an actor looking for work. You're not going to get anywhere in this industry if you aren't willing to play the angles.
See also: angle, play
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Thankfully Adam Legzdins played the angles perfectly and blocked his shot.
He rebounded the pucks he needed to, played the angles and didn't get caught out of position.