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English definition of “play the game”

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play the game

to behave fairly: You should have told them - it wasn't playing the game to keep it secret.
Translations of “play the game”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辦事公正, 為人正直…
in Chinese (Simplified) 办事公正, 为人正直…
(Definition of play the game from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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