What does put to good use mean?
Employ to the best advantageEmploy to the best advantage, as in I’m sure this dictionary will be put to good use..
What does it mean to own up to something?
To own up is defined as to admit you did something or to take responsibility for something. An example of own up is when you tell your friend that you were the one who spilled wine on her carpet. verb.
What is the meaning of play down?
transitive verb. : to attach little importance to : minimize.
What does it mean to play up to something?
1. (play up to someone) to behave in a very friendly or polite way to someone because you want them to like you or to do something for you. He took great pains to play up to Joan’s mother.