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Over 50 Simple Sentences With the Word ‘Play’


Play — US. [pleɪ], UK. [pleɪ]

Main meanings:

  1. Engage in activities for enjoyment or recreation.
  2. Perform a role in a theatrical production or movie.
  3. Participate in a sport or game.
  4. Operate or handle a musical instrument.


10 simple sentences:

  • The kids play outside daily.
  • He loves to play soccer.
  • They play music together often.
  • Audrey can play the piano.
  • Let’s play a board game.
  • The play was entertaining.
  • My unkle likes to play chess.
  • Can we play basketball later?
  • The boys play with their dog.
  • They play video games.


The sentences from movies:

Is it my play?The Mummy (1999)

Do you want to play catch? – Universal Soldier (1992)

All work and no play?North By Northwest (1959)

You really don’t want me to play, huh? – The Exorcist (1973)

I also play racquetball. – Ghostbusters (1984)

Come and play with us. – The Shining (1980)

I’ll play.Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

You wanna play?Ace Ventura. Pet Detective (1994)

Yeah, play something. – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)

They’re rehearsing a play.Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Why don’t we play another? – Skyfall (2012)

Mommy likes to play games with Daddy. – Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

I wanna play a game. – Scream (1996)

You wanna play with me? – Cellular (2004)

Teaching him how to play Ping-Pong. – Forrest Gump (1994)

Hey, let’s play a game. – Up (2009)

Does anyone want to play Buck-Buck? – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Maestro, play quietly, please. – Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Play that again. – The Space Between Us (2017)

Shall we play, Doctor? – The Avengers (2012)

Even though I don’t really wish to play?Unforgiven (1992)

I’ll just sit here and play solitaire. – Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Ah, we’ll play the ukulele. – Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

You play beautifully. – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

He’ll play in that all day now. – My Left Foot (1989)

Play it cool. – Murder Mystery (2019)

He just wants to play with us. – Mirrors (2008)

Just play it cool. – Scarface (1983)

Ball’s in play.One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Play a melancholy song. – Her (2013)

Hey, what do you play?The Iron Claw (2023)

What’s the play?Kandahar (2023)

It’s a play on words. – Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Play ball. – Liar Liar (1997)

You want to play?True Romance (1993)

She don’t play that. – Soul (2020)

A play takes time. – Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Play it again. – Angels and Demons (2009)

You play bocce? – The Irishman (2019)

Here’s something for you to play with. – It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

I want to play at North Carolina. – Space Jam (1996)

Play that back. – Weekend At Bernies (1989)

We play it out tonight. – Little Bone Lodge (2023)

Let it play.The Internship (2013)

Here’s the smart play, Leo. – Millers Crossing (1990)

Play the transmission. – The Incredibles (2004)

Come and play with us, Danny. – Twister (1996)

Cause I’ll play it like that. – The Break-Up (2006)

You always play hard to get. – The Covenant (2023)

We’re really going to play this game? – Argylle (2024)

You don’t play games, you watch game shows. – Incredibles 2 (2018)

You can come and play now. – Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Go see the Dodgers play.Rain Man (1988)

There’s no need to play footsie with us. – Them! (1954)

Two can play that game! – Deadpool 2 (2018)

What’s it about, the play?Asteroid City (2023)

Mr. March, we’re gonna play a game. – The Nice Guys (2016)