when a sports athlete does not pay attention during a crucial play.
tom hiked the ball to the kicker scott who was looking at the cheerleaders not the ball. and lost the football game by 2 points.
Tom:nice job douche you just cost us are 1st preseason game
Scott: suck applesauce man i did my best
Tom: you need to play attention you dumb ass
To act as if you are paying attention. But actually texting or dosing off in class.
Mrs.Lynch: I need you to Pay attention not Play Attention Child