fake it


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fake it

1. To act as though one is knowledgeable or competent in some area. A: "I'm panicking and can't remember any of the steps to the dance routine!" B: "Then just get in the back and fake it!"
2. To behave in a manner contrary to one's emotions. She always seemed so happy, but she told me that she's really been faking it all this time.
3. slang To fake an orgasm. I can't believe so many of my friends fake it.
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fake it

to pretend (to do something). If you don't know the right notes, just fake it. I can't fake it anymore. I've got to be honest with you.
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fake it

tv. to pretend (to do something). If you don’t know the right notes, just fake it.
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Of course, the ability to fake it is not merely a sign of today's time.
It's not that I don't love my boyfriend, I do, but I can't climax with him and it's quicker to fake it, then pleasure myself later if I'm horny.
The people who have zero information and fake it are doing themselves and the public a disservice," says former "Late Edition" host Frank Sesno.
There has been a dramatic growth in the market for self tanning products as increasing numbers of women, concerned about sun damage to their skins, decide to fake it.
THE only way to survive this winter, girls, is to fake it.
After, all if you're going to fake it you may as well go all the way.