Translation of underplay in Spanish:

underplay

Pronunciation: /ˌʌndərˈpleɪ; ˌʌndəˈpleɪ/

vt

  • 1.1 (play down) [importance] minimizar*; [danger/issue] quitarle or restarle importancia a
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    • ‘Only a fool would underplay the important role you played in our history,’ he said.
    • Oddly, the report tried to underplay these important factors.
    • More than anyone else, Bobby himself would wish to underplay his disability and to concentrate on his achievements, for that is really what is important to him.
    1.2 [Theat] [part/scene] interpretar de manera contenida o sin el debido énfasis
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    • Despite its subject matter, the film is unsentimental and avoids the conventions of melodrama, with some of the most intense scenes being quietly underplayed and restrained.
    • In the title role, he underplays the part nicely.
    • The rest of the cast either underplays their role or overplays it to the point of being far too cartoonish.

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