play to the gallery

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Definition of play to the gallery

: to do things that one thinks will be popular among many people instead of doing what one thinks is right a governor who refuses to play to the gallery

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“Play to the gallery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20to%20the%20gallery. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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