Synonyms of play on in English:

play on


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phrase

1‘it is despicable to play on the fears of ordinary people’

SYNONYMS
exploit, take advantage of, use, make use of, turn to account, turn to one's account, profit by, capitalize on, impose on, trade on, milk, abuse, misuse
informal walk all over