Sometimes her mother pretended back, sometimes not.
As he pretended not to see me, I pretended not to see him.
He heard the hurried footsteps of Razumihin; he closed his eyes and pretended to be asleep.
They joked about an imaginary character — “the clown” — who they always pretended slept between them in the bed they shared.
I pretended to examine the merchandise as I quietly sniffed.
They poured baby powder on the floor in the dining room and pretended to be ice skating.
Then we all headed to the park as usual, but I pretended that I’d forgotten something back home.
During that first meeting, Varoufakis said, he was asked to approve a communiqué that pretended “nothing had changed.”
When he walked through the door, Tiny turned and pretended to straighten the hair products on the table behind her chair.
– trusted the plausible-sounding villain on the phone who pretended to be their bank, and instructed them to take all their money and deposit it in an account somewhere in the Cayman Islands.
The accounts, some of which pretended to be local news organisations, were linked to an Israeli company known as Archimedes Group, which has now been entirely banned from the social media platform.
When the consultant, Aaronovitch, returned and proposed to take her into his confidence, she pretended complete ignorance—to protect the student doctor and to hear the fullest possible account of her illness.
And Parliament decided that his reign actually started on the day his father was executed 11 years earlier, even though it didn’t and he wasn’t even in the country, and sort of pretended that the Cromwell years never happened.
"Perhaps they have latterly realised that they might have a duty of care to their younger authors, and that giving someone without discernible talent a book deal because of who their parents are might not be the kindness they pretended it was," she said.
Walgreens paid $7.5 million to settle a complaint alleging one of its employees pretended to be a licensed pharmacist for over a decade while working at multiple Walgreens pharmacies around the Bay Area, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced.
Following his success in films, Williams often returned to television — for appearances on Saturday Night Live, for Friends, for comedy specials, for American Idol, where in 2008 he pretended to be a "Russian idol" who belts out a tuneless, indecipherable "My Way".
NOTE:—The pretended “compositions” quoted in this chapter are taken without alteration from a volume entitled “Prose and Poetry, by a Western Lady”—but they are exactly and precisely after the schoolgirl pattern, and hence are much happier than any mere imitations could be.
At the end of the chapter which contains a whole page about Lambert Simnel, the baker’s son, who pretended to be the Earl of Warwick, and five pages about Perkin Warbeck, who pretended to be the Duke of York, the younger of the Princes in the tower, there appears this paragraph:
The amendment, repealed in 2000, stated that local authorities “shall not intentionally promote homosexuality or publish material with the intention of promoting homosexuality” or “promote the teaching in any maintain school of the acceptability of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship”.
All attempts to delude the people, or to abuse their understanding by exercise of the pretended arts of witchcraft, conjuration, enchantment, or sorcery, or by pretended prophecies, shall be punished by ducking and whipping, at the discretion of a jury, not, exceeding fifteen stripes
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