state of play


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the state of play

The current situation or circumstances. What's the state of play here? Someone give me an update. Before going in, you should know that the state of play in the facility is quite poor.
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the state of play

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COMMON The state of play is the current situation. It's probably not a great time to open up a shop, given the economic state of play. So what's the state of play on that project?
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state of play

1 the score at a particular time in a cricket or football match. 2 the current situation in an ongoing process, especially one involving opposing or competing parties. British
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the state of ˈplay

what is happening now in a situation which is developing or changing: We go to our correspondent for the latest state of play in the peace talks.
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