asekuracyjnie

English translation: play (it) safe

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Polish term or phrase:asekuracyjnie
English translation:play (it) safe
Entered by: Kasia Bogucka

06:49 Mar 24, 2014
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general)
Polish term or phrase: asekuracyjnie
W zdaniu:
podejmuje się przekazanych zadań, przejmie odpowiedzialność za nie jednakże może na początku asekuracyjnie podchodzić do tego i zastanawiać się czy posiada odpowiednie umiejętności do wykonania zadania
asia20002
Poland
Local time: 06:57
play (it) safe
Explanation:
a less formal way of saying 'to be careful and not take risks':
"...he may play it safe initially and wonder if he has suitable skills to carry out a task."
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Kasia Bogucka
Ireland
Local time: 05:57
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play (it) safe


Explanation:
a less formal way of saying 'to be careful and not take risks':
"...he may play it safe initially and wonder if he has suitable skills to carry out a task."


Example sentence(s):
  • They're playing it safe by not investing too much money until they've seen the first year's accounts.

    Reference: http://dictionary.reverso.net/english-definition/play%20it%2...
Kasia Bogucka
Ireland
Local time: 05:57
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