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put it on

To pretend one is feeling a certain way or to make an exaggerated show of one's emotions. Don't mind his crying, there's nothing wrong with him—he's only putting it on!
See also: on, put

put it ˈon

(informal) pretend that you are hurt, angry, etc: She’s not really scared. She’s only putting it on.
See also: on, put