see play it safe.
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How to use play safe in a sentence
Let's play safe and remove all forms of life, bacterial and otherwise.Islands of Space | John W Campbell
There was no telling how soon the rest of the seam would open, and Jimmy meant to play safe.The Flying Reporter | Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
Even though you're not going to work on "hot" electric lines, it pays to play safe.Electricity for the 4-H Scientist | Eric B. Wilson
But Axander had resolved to play safe, and the next ball was so wide that it was plain he was doing it with deliberate design.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team | Lester Chadwick
As we had already made one score, while the 'Greys' had nothing, all we had to do was to play safe and the game was ours.Bert Wilson on the Gridiron | J. W. Duffield