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impersonate

Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɜːrsəneɪt; ɪmˈpɜːsəneɪt/

Translation of impersonate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (pretend to be) hacerse* pasar por
    Example sentences
    • The technology was not designed to keep people from impersonating someone.
    • A great mimic of voice and gesture, he could impersonate anyone: rich, poor, male, female, elder, youth.
    • He claimed the KGB got revenge by sending one of their spies to Scotland to impersonate him, copying his style of dress, with orders to behave disgracefully to get him into trouble.
    1.2 (mimic) imitar, remedar, impersonar (Mexico/México)

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