To behave as if; to pretend or make it appear that. Mark's boyfriend always makes like he cares deeply about other people's problems, but he's never willing to actually help. Samantha's been making like she's writing the next great American novel, but it's just some trashy thriller.
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make like...(American English, informal) pretend to be, know or have something in order to impress people: He makes like he’s the greatest actor of all time.
See also: make
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