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    Cool play the fool

    Hello!

    What does this sentence mean, please?

    "Don't let me play the fool".

    Does it mean:

    - Don't let me be an idiot.

    -Don't fool me

    Thank you
    >W

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    Re: play the fool

    Not a teacher

    "Play the fool" or "act the fool" means one does silly things and/or behaves in a silly way which may make people laugh. Eg "Don't play the fool again" or "stop fooling around".

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    #3

    Re: play the fool

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    What does this sentence mean, please?

    "Don't let me play the fool".

    Does it mean:

    - Don't let me be an idiot.

    -Don't fool me

    Thank you
    >W
    Don't let me be tricked or deceived. "If you knew he was cheating me, why did you let me play the fool?"

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