Examples of underplay in a Sentence
Don't underplay the importance of exercise.
I thought she underplayed her character.
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Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin and Edward Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, have said the department has been underplaying the risk to tourists.
The most useful clue may lie in Trump’s fixation on Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, and a figure whose centrality to the investigation has been underplayed.
Most players from outside the Power 5 who come into Bryant-Denny Stadium try to underplay the awe factor of playing in front of 101,000-plus witnesses.
The notion of slowing down or underplaying India-Israel ties out of deference to either pan-Islamic sentiment world-wide or domestic Muslim sentiment finds few takers outside India’s rapidly dwindling Left.
That may sound grandiose, but to my mind, the comparison actually underplays the depth and the rapidity of the transformation.
High-level public officials tasked with keeping elderly and infirm people safe did not understand the magnitude of the threat, and the Bloomberg administration was still vastly underplaying the risk to the city over the weekend.
Though Altman has underplayed the talent level on this Oregon team, the Ducks' coaching staff certainly like their potential.
In the plain, affectless staging by Jonathan Silverstein, Mr. Burton and Mr. McGrath expertly underplay the characters, with their roiling fears and, in Carl’s case, outrage.
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