make as if to do sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"make as if to do sth" in British English

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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.
(Definition of make as if to do sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make as if to do sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 好像要做, 假装要做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好像要做, 假裝要做…
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“make as if to do sth” in British English

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