EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAKE BELIEVE
A hero does not try to make believe he is something which he is not.
That Elviry critter likes to make believe she's the Queen of Sheby.
Well, then, I'd pick up that coal-hod and make believe play for a spell.
I say it will pay us—you and Al and me—to make believe we're workin' even if we ain't.
There was only one thing to do—to make believe I was 'with him.'
All children and young people like to play, to act, to make believe.
If they want to dress up and make believe they are Egyptians, I give them clothes.
That is a make believe ruby, Berta, and Beth's is a sapphire.
Of course all this was "only make believe," as children say.
Then what did the cunning little thing do but make believe he was dead!
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR MAKE BELIEVE
- be untruthful
- bear false witness
- break promise
- go back on
- make believe
- put on
- put up a front
- string along