Sometimes the quarrel between two princes is to decide which of them shall dispossess a third of his dominions, where neither of them pretend to
You have had the good grace to fall in with my humour, and to pretend to
eat and to drink when nothing was there.
They usually pretend to
be flowers, because the court sits in the Fairies' Basin, and there are so many flowers there, and all along the Baby Walk, that a flower is the thing least likely to attract attention.
I cannot pretend to
offer a positive opinion until I know more of the particulars connected with this extraordinary business than I find communicated either in your letter or in your maid's.
London, July 2 ( ANI ): 1 in 3 men pretend to
look more intelligent and cultured than they really are, a new study revealed.
He doesn't pretend to
know the psyche of a whole region.
Peter Dabbene (author); WE ARE WHAT WE PRETEND TO
BE; Vanguard Press (Fiction: Literary) 19.
My favorite imaginary game is playing pioneers--my siblings and friends dress up in costumes with aprons, dresses, and bonnets and pretend to
churn butter, plow fields, sew, and garden .
People pretend to
be doctors and policemen and any profession where they can gain respect.
It is a time when they break through the walls of reality, pretend to
be someone or something different from themselves, and dramatize situations and actions to go along with the roles they have chosen to play.
synonyms: impersonate, play, and act mean to pretend to
be somebody else.
Heather is pretending to be Hazel and Shirley's pretending to be Heather, which means that, by the end of the week, Garry will probably have to pretend to
be Shirley, just to make up the numbers.
It is good manners for musicians when playing a foreign country to pretend to
be happy to be there "Hello, Montenegro
I wish I could just pretend to
be calm and enjoy this,'' the creator/producer of the new NBC series told cast members gathered in a small room.
Aliens use phony documents, pretending to be legal, and employers pretend to