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put on an act

informal
to behave or speak in a false or artificial way: He's just putting on an act for the boss's benefit.
(Definition of put on an act from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put on an act”
in Chinese (Simplified) 装模作样, 装腔作势, 做戏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝模作樣, 裝腔作勢, 做戲…
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