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play politics

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to use a situation or the relationships between people for your own advantage: He accused councillors of playing politics with children's education.
Translations of “play politics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 玩弄政治手腕,耍權術…
in Chinese (Simplified) 玩弄政治手腕,耍权术…
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