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1(importance) quitar(story/rumor) quitar importancia a
- He captures some important changes, but downplays the constraints on choice.
- The committee report downplays the importance of this episode.
- But his coverage of the Wagner report greatly downplays the report's criticisms.
- At others they have sought to discredit the report by suggesting it downplayed the actual extent of such connections.
- He criticised him for downplaying the importance of public opinion about wanting to see universal suffrage in 2007.
- The Times has been criticized for downplaying the strike by its own ombudsmen, as well as by actors and activists.
- The Report repeatedly downplays the effects of violence on men.
- I think it's very important, and I think it was downplayed at the beginning by the administration.
- If a compliment did get thrown your way, you either accepted it silently or downplayed it until it sounded more like an insult.
- I do not think we have ever, at any stage, downplayed the risk to children, but it is important that we do not overplay the risk to children.
- It was extremely important, the lawyer had said, for her to downplay her looks as much as possible.
- Even in the scene where he appears majestic, Ellison uses the comic to downplay his regality.
- Characteristically aloof, she downplays the importance of literary awards, yet recognises the significance they hold for some individuals.
- He downplays this problem, but I think a close look at the evidence reveals that he is stretching.
- Jim downplays the loss; thankfully, he didn't sustain any bad physical injuries.
- He also downplays the quality of early muskets, but that too ignores the same reality.
- I think Gene is downplaying the tension between a culture dedicated to philosophy and a culture that has committed itself to getting a stable job.
- In doing so he has challenged the role of landscape photography while furthering it, but at the price of downplaying the individual picture.
- The sound engineers go way overboard layering the electronica over the instruments, downplaying the women's talents.
- I mean, we're not downplaying the seriousness of what's gone on here.
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