play possum

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Английский Язык - Турецкий язык
uyuma numarası yapmak
hasta numarası yapmak
uyur gibi yapmak
(Fiili Deyim ) yalancıktan ölmüş gibi yapmak , ... gibi görünmek , gizlenmek
ölü numarası yapmak
Английский Язык - Английский Язык
to dissemble or to feign ignorance; to disguise or conceal something in order to deceive

As none came with the coach from Deadwood, I suppose the amount of funds was insignificant. You can't tell, though, for the stage company is liable to play possum sometimes.

to feign death; to remain quiet and still to escape attention or remain undetected; to lay low

To keep the focus away from his client, the lawyer basically played possum during the entire complex trial, and his tactic paid off with an acquittal.

to feign sleep, illness, etc

When we used to get home late at night, I would play possum so my daddy would carry me inside and put me in bed.

to pretend to be dead
play possum

    Расстановка переносов

    play pos·sum

    Турецкое произношение

    pley päsım


    /ˈplā ˈpäsəm/ /ˈpleɪ ˈpɑːsəm/


    [ 'plA ] (noun.) before 12th century. English play + possum (from opossum), from the behaviour of the Virginia opossum, feigning death when threatened. First documented 1822.