ENGLISH TIPS – To play dumb
“It takes a smart brunette to play a dumb blonde.”
Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962): American Actress who became a major sex symbol, starring in a number of commercially successful motion pictures during the 1950s.
To make someone believe that you don’t know something is happening or something is true. To pretend to be very stupid.
“You know exactly what I’m talking about. Stop playing dumb!”
“John played dumb when I asked him if he knew who had been on the telephone.”
“The beautiful woman played dumb, but was actually very smart.”