play out (http://definr.com/play out
v 1: deplete; "exhaust one's savings"; "We quickly played out our
strength" [syn: run down
2: perform or be performed to the end; "How will the election
drama be played out?"
3: play (a game) to a finish; "We have got to play this game
out, even thought it is clear that we have last"
4: become spent or exhausted; "The champion's strength played