Translation of "false" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (NOT TRUE) 不真实的 uk us /fɒls/ US  /fɑːls/

disapproving not true, but made to seem true in order to deceive people

She was charged with giving false evidence in court. 她被控在法庭上作伪证。
When she was stopped by the police for speeding, she gave them a false name and address. 因超速驾驶被警察拦下时,她报了假的姓名和地址。
He assumed a false identity (= pretended he was someone else) in order to escape from the police. 为了逃脱警方的追捕,他用了假身份。
under false pretences disapproving

If you do something under false pretences, you lie about who you are, what you are doing, or what you intend to do, in order to get something

He was deported for entering the country under false pretences. 他因以虚假身份入境而被驱逐出境。
If you're not going to offer me a job, then you've brought me here under false pretences (= you have deceived me in order to make me come here). 如果你不打算给我一份工作,那么你就是把我骗到这儿来的。

(Translation of “false adjective (NOT TRUE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)