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Informal for an investment or investment decision, especially one that becomes profitable.
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1. An investment.
2. See direct play.
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Arrogance is the opposite of playing safe. It is being unwilling to throw in the towel after realising a strategy or product is not successful and instead insisting on pursuing it because your success has proven you right in the past and so should prove you correct in the future, right?
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Even the likes of Germany, when Turkey equalised late on to make it 2-2, went straight for victory and chased down a winner instead of playing safe and going into extra-time.

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