put (something) into play

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put (something) into play

To introduce something into a particular situation. Putting a merger into play might be the best option to save the company. I really wanted to visit you this weekend, but the flu has put some other unpleasant factors into play.
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bring/call/put something into ˈplay

make 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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The insurance sector has $30 trillion in total assets under management, according to statistics cited by Swiss Re, which it said can be put into play as "a risk absorber."
Defensively, we played well behind her and handled everything that was put into play."
"It is necessary to understand the public work from two fundamental aspects: on the one hand, the improvement of the quality of life of the citizenship; And, on the other, as a form of management from the state, where efficiency is put into play, "explained the director of ALAC.
The report said that for hackers to qualify for the prizes or bonuses, they must provide functional exploit code and details on all the vulnerabilities put into play.
They help the reader evaluate alcohol consumption, evaluate needed changes, and put into play a new plan: learn how to moderate consumption and cope with stress without reaching for a drink.
Each year we try to put into play different elements.
CLEVELAND Police are promoting a list of a dozen frauds that could be put into play this December.
And, if that's not enough, a number of cheating tactics are put into play as they attempt to put up a tent.
It's all about thinking ten steps ahead and having a solution ready to put into play," said Rivera.
Because customers aren't paying their bills on time, said the consultancy, a domino effect has been put into play, with firms now unable to meet their own obligations on time.
The album is at it's best on the track Moab with lyric: "There's nothing that the road cannot heal." While Neil Young and Dylan's country rhythms and vocal style is put into play, the delivery harks to Bolan as does wordplay like album opener Cape Canaveral's: "You taught me victory sweet, even deep in the cheap seats."
"The awards won by Southern Sideboards speak for the giant mechanism put into play by organized leaders who had the vision for Southern Sideboards to join all the other fine cookbooks in the country, and especially in the South," says Carlene Scanlon, the books co-editor.
A: The player must continue with this substituted ball which he is entitled to put into play under Rule 28.
He said a possible nuclear test ''seems to be something they have put into play'' after test-firing seven missiles, including a long-range Taepodong-2, on July 5.
The ATA and CAS tiers put into play for archiving can also help minimize backup costs because companies can begin to remove static data from their daily backup schemes, which will reduce their investment in tape while simultaneously shrinking their backup windows.