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Meaning of “play (it) safe” in the English Dictionary

"play (it) safe" in British English

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play (it) safe

to be careful and not take risks: To play safe, I'd allow an extra ten minutes, just in case.
(Definition of play (it) safe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"play it safe" in American English

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play it safe

to avoid any risks: Let’s play it safe and allow an extra ten minutes to get there.
(Definition of play it safe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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