pretend translate to Mandarin Chinese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "pretend" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [I]
to behave as if something is true when you know that it is not, especially in order to deceive people or as a game
[+ (that)] He pretended (that) he didn't mind, but I knew that he did.
The children pretended (that) they were dinosaurs.
[+ to infinitive] Were you just pretending to be interested?
She's not really hurt - she's only pretending.
Of course I was angry - I can't pretend otherwise.
Faking and pretendingChildren's games
not pretend to do sth formal to not claim something that is false
I don't pretend to be an expert on the subject.
Assertions and asserting
(Definition of pretend from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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