ИГРАТЬ СЛОВАМИ

ИГРАТЬ СЛОВАМИ (в СЛОВА)
[VP, subj: human]
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1. to use words in a witty manner based on the substitution of one word (or meaning) for another:
- X играл словами{{}} X was playing on words;
- X was making plays on words;
- X was punning (making puns),
○ ИГРА СЛОВАМИ (в СЛОВА) [NP; sing only]- play on words.
2. to speak evasively, using imprecise, ambiguous language:
- X играл словами{{}} X was giving (person Y) a lot of double-talk;
- X was double-talking (person Y);
- X was hedging,
○ ИГРА СЛОВАМИ (в СЛОВА) [NP; sing only] double-talk.

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