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USE play it safe IN A SENTENCE

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I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
To fill up the time till Liszt came, our hostess made us play, one after the other, beginning with the latest arrival.
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Her attachment to impressionism leads this artist to many experiments in color—or, as one critic wrote, "to play with color."
The governor of the fortress was provided with a safe residence in Egypt, and an annual pension of 75,000 piasters.
Our class has swelled to about a dozen persons now, and a good many others come and play to him once or twice and then go.
It was one day when a student from the Stuttgardt conservatory attempted to play the Sonata Appassionata.
Could this be the safe old house in which childish days had passed, in which all around were always friendly and familiar faces?
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU

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derring-donoun | [der-ing-doo ]SEE DEFINITION