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play dirty

informal
to behave dishonestly, especially by cheating in a game: Don likes hockey, but he plays dirty.
(Definition of play dirty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “play dirty”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗,耍猫腻,耍花招…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙,耍貓膩,耍花招…
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