soft-pedal

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Englisch - Türkisch
piyano pedalı
{f} ses yumuşatma pedalı
yumuşatmak
hafife almak
hafifletmek
pedal ile çalmak
Englisch - Englisch
Attempting to persuade without being obvious about it, by understating a position so the listener takes the good points as obvious
soft-pedal soft-pedals soft-pedalling soft-pedalled in AM, use soft-pedaling, soft-pedaled If you soft-pedal something, you deliberately reduce the amount of activity or pressure that you have been using to get something done or seen. He refused to soft-pedal an investigation into the scandal. to make something seem less important or less urgent than it really is
play down or obscure; "His advisers soft-pedaled the president's blunder
The leftmost foot-pedal on a piano
A pedal used to mute tone, as on a piano
pedal on a piano that reduces musical tones
{f} play down, minimize, reduce importance, make less important; use the soft pedal in playing piano to reduce the volume of music
a pedal on a piano that moves the action closer to the strings and so soften the sound
soft-pedal
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