- v.假装( pretend的现在分词 ); 伪装; （尤指儿童）（在游戏中）装扮; 自诩;
She made a fanning motion, pretending to cool herself off.
She buried her head under the covers, pretending to be asleep.
He stared sullenly into space, pretending not to hear the jeers.
He lay in the darkness, pretending to sleep.
The captain was astern, pretending he was sleeping.
He deceived her by pretending to be a famous movie star.
Stop swanning about pretending to be clever.
Show some spunk . Quit pretending you're being abused.
What do you mean -- not understand? You're just pretending.
He accepted my gift while pretending to refuse.
Although they are pretending hard to be young, grey hair and cellulite give them away.
Hewitt had gained entrance to the Hall by pretending to be a heating engineer.
The candidate tried to run away from controversial issues by pretending to be ill.
He's a snake in the grass. While pretending to be your friend he was slandering you behind your back.
He's up to his old tricks again — he's been getting money from people by pretending to be blind.
1. the act of giving a false appearance;
"his conformity was only pretending"