play dead

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Definition of play dead

: to lie on one's back and pretend to be dead She taught her dog to play dead.

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“Play dead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20dead. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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