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Is there any difference in meaning and usage between play along with someone and humor someone in the sense of pretending to agree with someone? For example:

The boss strongly believes that the project will definitely fly. I wasn't sure about that, but I wouldn't have explained why, so I just played along with him.

The boss strongly believes that the project will definitely fly. I wasn't sure about that, but I wouldn't have explained why, so I just humored him.

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In my opinion you play along with someone whose idea isn't necessarily the best but it may work out. This means that you carry out the required actions and at least try.

On the other hand you humour someone whose ideas are clearly deluded. You probably won't want to play along.

Examples

Q: My boss believes he can fly by flapping his arms, should I humour him?

A: Only to a certain extent otherwise he may jump out of a window. Try to convince him that, although he may be right, this is not a good time to test the idea.

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Q: My boss believes he can fly by flapping his arms, should I play along with him?

A: No! If you play along, you both may end up jumping out of the window!

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