Die Übersetzung von "pretend" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


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.

(Die Übersetzung von "pretend" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)