Übersetzung von “pretend” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb transitive-intransitivepretend /prɪˈtɛnd/
to say or do sth false in order to trick people
prétendre , feindre

She pretended that she hadn't seen the other girls.
Elle prétendit qu'elle n'avait pas vu les autres filles.

websites pretending to advise you of problems with your bank account
des sites Internet prétendant vous informer de problèmes avec votre compte en banque

to pretend innocence
feindre l'innocence
(of children) to play by imagining sth
faire semblant

They pretended they were in outer space.
Ils faisaient semblant d'être dans l'espace.

We don't need costumes, we can just pretend.
Nous n'avons pas besoin de costumes, nous pouvons juste faire semblant.


adjectivepretend /prɪˈtɛnd/
imagined for fun

kids driving pretend cars
des enfants conduisant des voitures imaginaires

(Übersetzung von “pretend” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /priˈtend/

to make believe that something is true, in play

faire semblant (de, que)
Let’s pretend that this room is a cave!
Pretend to be a lion!
He wasn’t really angry – he was only pretending.

to try to make it appear (that something is true), in order to deceive

faire semblant
He pretended that he had a headache
She was only pretending to be asleep
I pretended not to understand.
pretence /-s/ noun (American pretense)

(an) act of pretending

Under the pretence of friendship, he persuaded her to get into his car.
false pretences

acts or behaviour intended to deceive

moyens frauduleux
He got the money under false pretences.

(Übersetzung von “pretend” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)