裝模做樣, 做作   - 每日一辭()  

 

put on an act = to pretend, especially to deceive or to show off.

put on airs = to pretend to be superior

pretentious = to make an exaggerated outward show

 

For example:

Stop putting on act. You will never be a nobleman.

She always puts on airs pretending to be naïve and innocent.

It is a torture for me to see him in his pretentious self.

 

Written by Elisa English

On 6/29/2013

  

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