play it safe

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Definition of play it safe

: to be careful and avoid risk or danger I decided to play it safe and leave early so that I would be sure to arrive on time.

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“Play it safe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20it%20safe. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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