Definition of play someone out in English:

play someone out

phrasal verb

  • Drain someone of strength or life.

    ‘she was played out, too exhausted even to weep’
    • ‘By this time I was played out and so were Beck and Nora.’
    • ‘There was a sense that I was played out, I was finished.’
    • ‘There was nowhere else I could go. I was played out.’