make believe : Idioms in English

make believe

To pretend
Like little girls everywhere, Marisa loved to make believe she was a princess.

make believe Meaning(s)

  • (v) represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like

make believe in News

  • Sen. Flake's son appears to put gun to his head, pull trigger in video

    PHOENIX -- It looks real, and sounds real, but the so-called pretend suicide attempt by Sen. Jeff Flake's son, Tanner, on YouTube is just that:  make believe by a then 13-year-old. The video shows Tanner Flake cock what appears frighteningly close to a real gun, holding it to his head, then pulling the trigger, which yields a computer-generated muzzle flash.  The boy is just fine after that, but ...
    on June 15, 2013 Source: KTVK 3TV Phoenix

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