Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de let on

(verbo frasal) 
Definition
to reveal (a secret)
He knows who the culprit is, but he is not letting on.
Sinônimos
reveal
She has refused to reveal her daughter's whereabouts.
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disclose
Neither side would disclose details of the transaction.
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say
I must say that that rather shocked me, too.
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tell
The facts tell a very different story.
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admit
I am willing to admit that I do make mistakes.
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give away
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divulge
He was charged with divulging state secrets.
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let slip
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make known
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let the cat out of the bag (informal)
(verbo frasal) 
Definition
to pretend
I let on that I knew more than I really did.
Sinônimos
pretend
He pretended to be asleep.
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make out
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feign
You can't feign interest in something you loathe.
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simulate
They rolled about, simulating a bloodthirsty fight.
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affect
He listened to them, affecting an amused interest.
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profess
`I don't know,' he replied, professing innocence.
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counterfeit
He financed a plot to counterfeit gold coins.
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make believe
He made believe he didn't understand what I was saying.
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See let

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of admit
Definition
to concede (the truth of something)
I am willing to admit that I do make mistakes.
in the sense of affect
Definition
to put on a show of
He listened to them, affecting an amused interest.
in the sense of counterfeit
Definition
to feign
He financed a plot to counterfeit gold coins.

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