play down

play down(
pley
 
daun
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. quitarle la importancia a
I like how Justin plays down his own fame and just treats you like a normal person.Me gusta como Justin le quita la importancia a su propia fama y te trata como a una persona normal.
b. restarle la importancia a
I'm not trying to play down Sanchez's accomplishments; he's a talented author, but his work just isn't my style.No estoy tratando de restarle importancia a los logros Sánchez; es un autor talentoso, pero su obra simplemente no es de mi gusto.
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play down
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. restar importancia a
play down
transitive verb
(downplay) minimizar; quitar importancia a
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