play in to someone's hands
a strategy; a plan of action. : That was a bad play, Bill. We lost the account.
an attractive investment; a way to make some money in the securities markets. : I just heard about a good play in the options market.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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