One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Becoming active, operative, or effective.‘luck comes into play’
- ‘All variety of perceptual illusion comes into play to cover up the flaws in the technology.’
- ‘Proximity doesn't come into play in the case of Japan, which produces 5 million of our visitors.’
- ‘Adding to the complexity, state ethics rules also come into play.’
- ‘Most notably, at least two helicopters that have rescue hoists, you know, which obviously could come into play.’
- ‘Throughout my course of investigation, I have seen this tenet come into play many times.’
- ‘This is where personal campaigning by influential people here comes into play.’
- ‘I just thought there would be quite a bit of reporting whether or not that law would come into play here.’
- ‘Then moral factors come into play - which, for some people, is too much to cope with.’
- ‘There comes a point in the refurbishment process where the law of diminishing returns come into play.’
- ‘The concern for our joint responsibility to encourage rehabilitation should come into play in borderline cases.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.