play down

[ pley-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF play down

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PLAY DOWN

He made them play down the main street and parade up to the tent.

He works when he is in London, and likes to play down here, and leave the work to you and Uncle Jimmy.

For in golf the laws of imitation are very subtle, and nothing is more common than to play down to another person's standard.

You will find there A fitter hand than mine, to reach her frets, And play down diddle to her.Petro.

Of late Cleena had let William Gladstone play down there in the soft dirt, while she was busy at other things.

Nobody has lived in it for years and years but I used to play down here when I was a little girl and had time to play.

It won't do, with your political record, to try to play down these stories of a gigantic criminal conspiracy.

The mere suggestion of the thing is sufficient to cause a cold shudder to play down the spinal column of John Bull.

It pointed up the very thing he was trying to play down, and raised a general laugh.

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