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A Phrasal Verb a Day - Learn English Phrasal Verbs with Luke Thompson

#134 - TO PLAY UP: 1. when a child misbehaves, e.g. "The kids were playing up all morning, it was a nightmare!" 2. when something fails to function properly. e.g. "The battery in my phone is playing up" 3. when a part of your body causes you pain or doesn't function prop...