- speak and act so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not；engage in a game or fantasy that involves supposing something that is not the case to be so
- not really what it is represented as being; used in a game or deception
verb: pretend, 3rd person present: pretends, gerund or present participle: pretending, past tense: pretended, past participle: pretended
- 1. speak and act so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not I closed my eyes and pretended I was asleep she turned the pages and pretended to read 同義詞
- ▪ engage in a game or fantasy that involves supposing something that is not the case to be so children pretending to be grown-ups 同義詞
- ▪ give the appearance of feeling or possessing (an emotion or quality); simulate she pretended a greater surprise than she felt 同義詞
- 2. lay claim to (a quality or title) he cannot pretend to sophistication
- 1. informal not really what it is represented as being; used in a game or deception the children are pouring out pretend tea for the dolls
... needn't disguise your feelings. 你不必隱瞞你的感情。 pretend vt. 1. 佯裝;假裝;[+to-v][+(that)] He pretended that he was...
pretend： 假裝 (動詞) 1、第一句：I pretended that I was happy but it was not...3)如果是寫文章的話，會建議你只要寫I pretend to be happy.就好，因為既然你是"pretend"...
...can think about the consequences.(=讓我們假定xxx是真的） If you pretend that something is the case, you act in a way that is intended...