Examples of underplay in a Sentence
Don't underplay the importance of exercise.
I thought she underplayed her character.
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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.
Although Laurence and Sesma underplay nicely as Jefferson and Tolstoy, respectively, Boutee's Dickens comes across more like a caricature, the character's arch brittleness exaggerated to tiresome effect.
In typical fashion, American Crime withheld that information until the second episode and then underplayed it.
Affleck underplays Lee's pain, letting the tiniest gestures indicate the wounded soul trying to emerge from a wall of grief.
Sadly, however, in the name of historical authenticity, that relevance is often overlooked or underplayed.
But that was underplaying how egregious the hit itself was.
The protective love for his daughter, Miranda, also is underplayed.
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