声称是…，（装得）像是…的样子( purport的过去式和过去分词 )
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the scene of the purported crime
The film purported to represent the lives of ordinary people.
He is the purported author of the story.
What purported to be the draft of a will.
来自D. L. Sayers
The court heard of a purported threatening e-mail.
None of the purported defectors required medical attention.
VERB 声称；自称；标榜 If you say that someone or something purports to do or be a particular thing, you mean that they claim to do or be that thing, although you may not always believe that claim.
V to-inf FORMAL 正式
...a book that purports to tell the whole truth.
1. commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds;
- " "the foundling's putative father" "
- " "the reputed (or purported) author of the book" "
- " "the supposed date of birth" "