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English definition of “make as if to do sth”

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make as if to do sth

If you make as if to do something, you seem as if that is what you are going to do: He made as if to speak.
Translations of “make as if to do sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 好像要做, 假裝要做…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好像要做, 假装要做…
(Definition of make as if to do sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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