pretends Meaning in Bengali - Synonyms and Definition of pretends

Definition of pretends

verb

lay claim to (a quality or title).

There is a self-styled anti-globalisation movement that pretends to the contrary.

speak and act so as to make it appear that something is the case when in fact it is not.

This literature not only pretends to know the odds, it claims to know the cash value of one's unlucky number coming up.

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Example of pretends

  • Anybody that pretends to do that in the United States will be very, very severely punished.

  • Back then I used to play games and pretend I was a secret agent and such.

  • Couldn't we have picked a group that at least pretends to be neutral?

  • Each of us (we're men here) pretends appreciation for the way she slips from point to point.

  • Even pretended disinterest can destroy thought, or pretended interest can give room for ideas to coalesce.

  • Every spring pretends a pity for pretty, short-lived things.

  • Everyone looks groomed, and pretends to be happy to be back.

  • He closes his eyes, and pretends that he is asleep for the rest of the time.

  • He is a member who is given to anger, a member who can display anger and can pretend anger, but underneath it actually is anger, as well.

  • Her father stands, moves over to the curtains, opens them slightly and pretends some interest outside as a distraction to his answer.