Spanish translation of 'pretence'
- (= make-believe)
⇒ to make a pretence of doing sth
fingir hacer algo
⇒ it's all a pretence(informal)
todo es fingido
- (= claim)
⇒ to make no pretence to learning
no pretender ser erudito
- (= pretext)
⇒ on or under the pretence of doing sth
so pretexto de hacer algo
see also false (sense 2)
- (= display)
⇒ without pretence,
⇒ devoid of all pretence
Example Sentences Including 'pretence'
He had eased her into a seat on the board at Murphy's on the pretence that a feminine point of view was needed.Roses are for the Rich
The youngster sat himself in the saddle and made a pretence at riding the machine.When the Apricots Bloom
When everything you've believed in all your life turns out to be a big pretence.TICKLED PINK (2002)
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Translation of pretence from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary