Meaning of “pose as sb” in the English Dictionary

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pose as sb

phrasal verb with pose uk /pəʊz/ us /poʊz/ verb

C2 If you pose as a particular person, you pretend to be that person in order to deceive people:

He's posing as her date, but he's really her bodyguard.

(Definition of “pose as sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)