"We're not trying to play Cupid," he said.
This must be Prudie's day to play Cupid, because like the chap who wrote the previous letter, you sound as though you have serendipitously found someone terrific.
I shall play Cupid, or rather Dilip will.
Playing Cupid, I should have you know, isn't just a matter of flying around Arcadia and feeling your tiny winkle throb when the lovers finally kiss.
Notice, too, that Kidderminster plays Cupid, the ancient Roman god of love, usually portrayed as a young boy with a bow and arrow.
'Mandy, if I took this bet, you might feel driven to play Cupid.'
He smiled suddenly: "Don't play Cupid again, my dear; leave Cordelia to find her own love."
"It was the only time I ever played Cupid, and it worked," Mrs. Miller said.
Celia agrees to play Cupid.
Also, this was not the first time his father had tried to play Cupid.