Noun(1) an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker(2) a maneuver in a game or conversation
(1) It was obviously a cunning ploy to secure column inches for a particular company.(2) It's a clever ploy and takes advantage of the natural courtesy of the public.(3) I condemn this Government for its cynical ploy to try to buy the votes of students.(4) Was it a ploy in their strategy for later deals of product endorsements?(5) My opponent became increasingly frustrated by my beginner's luck and masterminded a cunning ploy to level the scores.(6) Some seem to regard it as a kind of elitist ploy designed to make things difficult for the disadvantaged.(7) This is a clever ploy to hook the booklovers after giving them the taste of the best of fiction reads.(8) the president has dismissed the referendum as a ploy to buy time(9) We reckon it's nothing more than a cunning ploy to get more stuff written about the band.(10) He remains cool under pressure, and even his temper outbursts turn out to be mere ploys to gain advantage.(11) If you want to make the most of your money, ignore all marketing ploys .(12) Others have disguised price hikes in ingenious marketing ploys that give the ticket holder so-called " front-of-the-line " privileges for almost double the regular price.(13) He believed that the revisions made to the party were mere marketing ploys rather than the result of true ideological conversion.(14) In fact, I knew Laras and what she was all about, her tricks and ploys to win people over.(15) She continues: ├ö├ç├┐Again, marketing hype and ploys can at most sell the first book for you.├ö├ç├û(16) He's always full of games and little plans and ploys ,├ö├ç├û said Watson.
1. ruse ::
2. gambit ::
Different Formsploy, ploys
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But that was just a PLOY to get
my face out of his armpit.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 10
Which was no doubt a PLOY just to see my...
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 1
It's also possible that this message
is part of a PLOY by the Dragon Queen
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5
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