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semblant

nom masculin

  • un semblant de légalité/d'honnêteté
    a semblance of legality/of honesty
    faire semblant de croire à quelque chose/d'être triste
    to pretend to believe something/to be sad
    faire semblant que …
    to pretend that …
    il n'est pas triste, il fait semblant
    he isn't really sad, he's only pretending
    elle ne fait semblant de rien, mais elle t'a vu
    she's seen you but she's not letting on (familier)
    jouer à faire semblant
    to play ‘let's pretend’

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