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English definition of “play it cool”

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play it cool

to behave in a calm, controlled way, often intentionally appearing not to be interested in the thing that you very much want to get: Play it cool - don't let them know how much you need the money.
Translations of “play it cool”
in Chinese (Traditional) 故意裝作無所謂,故作灑脫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 故意装作无所谓,故作洒脱…
(Definition of play it cool from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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