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play the game

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