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To pretend to (be) A; To act as if A
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          して    こちら        
The boss acted all self-important and strutted over.
3
この               します  
This insect will act dead if a threat comes near.

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Natsu
Level: 5
(10 years ago)
バットマンする
At night, I pretend to be Batman.
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5
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Ses
Level: 1
(10 years ago)
のために、サンタのふりをした。
I pretended to be Santa for the children.
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5
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Construction
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ANoun
 
Aな-adjective
 
Aい-adjective
 
AVerb: Casual
 
 
ふりをする
Basic Examples:
する (pretend to be a baseball player)

する (pretend to be famous)

しいする (act as if sad)

ないする (pretend not to see)

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Discussion about this grammar
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Years Studied: Too many
Studying: Intermediate Japanese Revised (Plus anything I find)
Level: 825, : 964

Just a quick question but when we are binding our sentences with this phrase what should me mark ふり as? I did not see any option of pretend or imitate.

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5 years ago
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Site admin
Level: 121, : 6,892
Does this one come up?


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5 years ago



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