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Play up


Bolster. Enhance the image of something or someone. What is being ‘played up’ is what might, otherwise, be an overseen aspect and  you strive to strengthen it’s importance.  (Compare to Put one’s best foot forward.)

“In my job interview, I tried to play up the fact that I never miss a day of work.”

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