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masquerade as sb/sth

phrasal verb with masquerade uk   /ˌmæs.kərˈeɪd/  us   /-kəˈreɪd/ verb
to ​pretend or ​appear to be someone or something: Hooligans masquerading as ​protesters have ​once again ​causeddisturbances.
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