play it cool

play it cool
play it cool
To act in a deliberately controlled and calm manner
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Main Entry:cool

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play it cool informal phrase
to behave calmly and not show that you are worried about something
Thesaurus: to stop, control or not show emotionssynonym
Main entry: play

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see play
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informal make an effort to be or appear to be calm and unemotional

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play it ˈcool idiom
(informal) to deal with a situation in a calm way and not show what you are really feeling
Main entry:coolidiom

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