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Let’s pretend that politicians wake up and don’t reopen restaurants and we avoid a big wave in March.
After a certain point, you can’t even pretend that you have control.
We should not pretend that the Facebook Oversight Board is more than a McGuffin designed to distract us from serious issues.
It’s terrible, and you constantly have to pretend you like it.
I wasn’t, but I pretended otherwise, just to see if Pennyroyal Station followed through on requests.
On the open road it was easy to pretend life was back to normal.
The breach would be knowing the only way to ensure domestic tranquility is to establish justice, but pretending we can address the nation’s wounds with simplistic calls for unity.
He pretended that he loved her and told her that he loved her.
For our example, let’s pretend we’re doing research on the topics we should include in our product pages and listings for microspikes.
They sat at Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk and pretended to talk on her phone.

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