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A way of playing in the last few tricks which forces an opponent to make a disadvantageous lead.
- ‘Here you can learn about card passing technique, spade and heart suit management, how to make and defend against slams, strip plays and advanced endplays.’
- ‘Indeed he had the hoped-for cards for the endplay to work.’
Force (an opponent) to make an endplay:‘the eight of clubs was led with the intention of endplaying West’
- ‘When you won the spade king, you were endplayed in three suits.’
- ‘If he plays four of hearts, West is endplayed to give one trick to him.’
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