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Significado de “play sth down” - Diccionario Inglés

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play sth down

phrasal verb with play uk   us   /pleɪ/ verb
to make something seem less important or less bad than it really is: Military spokespeople tried to play down the seriousness of the disaster.

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play sth down

phrasal verb with play uk   us   /pleɪ/ verb
to say that something is not important, especially because you do not want it to be known publicly: Insiders are playing the matter down, stressing the investigation is industry-wide and not specific to their own investment bank.
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