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pretend

verb [I]
 
 
/prɪˈtend/
to behave as if something is true when you know that it is not, especially in order to deceive people or as a game
假装,伪称;(游戏中)装扮
[+ (that)] He pretended (that) he didn't mind, but I knew that he did.
他假装不在乎,但我知道他很介意。
The children pretended (that) they were dinosaurs.
孩子们装扮成恐龙。
[+ to infinitive] Were you just pretending to be interested?
你只是在假装感兴趣吗?
She's not really hurt - she's only pretending.
她并不是真的受了伤——她只是在装。
Of course I was angry - I can't pretend otherwise.
我当然生气了——怎么可能会是装的。
Faking and pretendingChildren's games
not pretend to do sth formal to not claim something that is false
不想妄称…
I don't pretend to be an expert on the subject.
我不想妄称自己是该学科的专家。
Assertions and asserting
(Definition of pretend from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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