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Today's Word/phrase:

a playoff

a final game or match to decide a winner

  • Who do you think will win the playoff on Saturday?

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Recent Words of the Day

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to play havoc

to make something difficult to do

  • the economic downturn has played havoc with our plans to expand the business

to play second fiddle

be a lower rank or position

  • John is not happy about playing second fiddle to Anna who has only just joined the team but has been given the team leader role!

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