Examples of underplay in a Sentence
Don't underplay the importance of exercise.
I thought she underplayed her character.
Recent Examples of underplay from the Web
Ethan Hawke is brilliant, restrained, underplaying the battle inside.
Riggio, known to all as Len, is underplaying for effect, and the barest hint of a smile creeps onto his face.
Senator: State Department underplaying Mexico risk Johnson, Baldwin demand action on Mexico blackouts A look at the Mexico area where Iowa family diedThe region in Mexico where an Iowa family was found dead is a coastal resort full of coral reefs.
As his out-of-work dad, Jim Belushi amps down his typical bluster, even underplaying at times.
Trump's rush to claim credit for the opening also underplays the contribution of other key players.
And Omri Schein amusingly underplays the role of backstage handyman/understudy Timothy, who appropriately helps Lamb’s stage crew turn the set for each act.
Averages errors also tend to underplay the chance of a wide difference between the early polls and the end result.
Still, the Kansas Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Prevention Program, a function of the state Department of Health and Environment, isn't underplaying any threat.
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UNDERPLAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of underplay for English Language Learners
: to make (something) seem less important than it actually is : to give too little attention to (something)
: to show too little emotion when acting in a play, movie, etc.
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