Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “false”

false

adjective (NOT TRUE)
不真实的
 
 
/fɒls/ US  /fɑːls/
disapproving not true, but made to seem true in order to deceive people
虚假的;伪造的
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。
Faking and pretending
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
靠欺诈手段;以虚假的借口
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。
Dishonest
(Definition of false adjective (NOT TRUE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “false” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

first:

(a person or thing) coming before all others in order, time, amount, quality, or importance

Word of the Day

Countability – grammar codes

by Dom Glennon​​,
November 26, 2014
Advices and informations Have you ever noticed strange codes in square brackets on entries in Cambridge Dictionaries Online and wondered what they mean? These are grammar codes, giving you a brief summary of how that word behaves grammatically. More information can be obtained by hovering your cursor over the code, and there’s

Read More 

ped-text verb

November 24, 2014
to text someone while walking I’m ped-texting, I’m looking down at my phone, 75 percent of the time.

Read More