play well with others(redirected from played well with others)
play well with others
To be amiable and cooperative when interacting with others. The phrase is based on a common statement of praise for schoolchildren and is often used in the negative to describe adults who are competitive or aggressive. A: "Who can we add to the team that won't mess up its chemistry?" B: "How about Melissa? She plays well with others." I didn't come on this reality show to make friends. The other competitors better watch out, because I don't play well with others.
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