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play down

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1 to express scornfully one's low opinion of
  • out of sheer envy, she would always play down her sister's accomplishments

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2 to reduce in apparent importance
  • if you play down your part in the project, you won't get the credit you deserve

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The first known use of play down was in 1930

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“Play down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/play%20down. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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