I used to pretend when I was young.
You could pretend to use the toilet and see if he's all right.
Just pretend it's a really dry martini.
She could pretend she didn't know who he was for a while.
I wear it too, when I'm alone, and pretend that we are one forever.
So you could pretend it didn't bother you?
It began with a glance as we passed each other the first time, a smile the next two or three laps, and then a pretend rest stop.
You need to pretend you know what to do, even if you don't.
You can pretend it's blood.
Pretend like you're an actress, like Toni.
Pretend to fit in.
She wasn't able to pretend to be okay.
Should I pretend this is the last day of my life?
There was no reason to pretend she liked the choice.
She could almost pretend nothing occurred.
You are like me, too broken to pretend not to be.
Jenn resisted the urge to leave, wanting to pretend things were as normal as possible between them.
I pretend like I know what's right and wrong, but I don't.
Do we return her and pretend we don't know or keep her where they can't get her?
He may want to be and pretend he is but he isn't.
"Let's pretend again," he offered.
Carmen was a straight forward person, and didn't pretend she was something she wasn't.
It seems weird, and I'd totally feel like the loser I pretend not to be if you have to take me with you.
The first thing the little humbug did was to produce a tiny white piglet from underneath his hat and pretend to pull it apart, making two.
Perhaps if I pretend Jerome doesn't exist, he really won't!
Let's pretend like it is, just for now.
I waited to hear John Luke Grasso, and steeled myself to pretend I didn't recognize the name.
She tried hard to pretend she didn't feel the sexual tension between them.
Sometimes I fear my mind may be going as I often pretend my circumstances are far different than they truly are.
Having to pretend it's just what you wanted, when it never is.
If they had, why stick around and pretend otherwise?
Don't dare to say it was her fault.
Then again, he was a man, and he didn't pretend to understand a woman's mind.
A pretend skeleton someone put there to scare you?
I set the game up, pretend to tie one on.
He could pretend to concentrate on the board while his mind clearly drifted somewhere else.
All right Carmen, let's pretend like it matters.
But we can't just pretend he's gonna come strolling back in the door either.
You don't have to pretend like you're not interested, either.
"They pretend," as I hear, "that the verses of Kabir have four different senses; illusion, spirit, intellect, and the exoteric doctrine of the Vedas"; but in this part of the world it is considered a ground for complaint if a man's writings admit of more than one interpretation.
She's playing 'let's pretend' even more seriously than Gladys and her alarm clock rendezvous.
I told him I'd pretend I found the bones to let him off the hook.
"Even if they didn't, we'll pretend they did," Dean answered as he shook the rein.
Pretend there is a spectrum of jobs from the best in the world down to the worst and everyone agrees on the order.
But ol' Jerome, he'd rather pretend I was the one that never happened.
Maybe he wanted to dump a little do-do on your parade...pretend like you were trying to kill him.
If they had to work at love during courtship, what would marriage be like - when he no longer needed to pretend affection?
He knew that this tale redounded to the glory of our arms and so one had to pretend not to doubt it.
His mate didn't know he knew about the human yet, but he didn't think he could pretend everything was okay.
I don't want to be cruel or uncaring and I know she's going through hell, but I can't just jump her bones and pretend it's yesterday.
Let her play 'let's pretend' with her ancestors.
It was like dealing with the teens: she had to pretend like he wasn't getting to her.
The pond rises and falls, but whether regularly or not, and within what period, nobody knows, though, as usual, many pretend to know.
"Let's pretend for a moment that I actually believe anything you're saying," he said.
I'll pretend the other one was really what Annie wrote here so long ago.
"And the Immortals have thousands," she said. She swiped at a branch that snaked in front of her. "Do demons have to pretend to respect a human's free will like Immortals do?"
Well then, imagine why I would want to know – and then pretend like it matters.
You're saying that, instead of treating him like I do my teenage cousins, I should pretend I'm dealing with a five-year-old who's convinced his stick figure drawing is a masterpiece.
She wasn't certain she could pretend, with the heat in her blood.
Until he called Jonny a teen, she'd been able to pretend it might be two different Jonnys.
She was afraid of Benny until Lon told her to pretend like he was you.
Tonight, when it was dark, she could pretend they were at home.
Pretend it hasn't been five years since you've gotten laid, Jessi, and relax.
They alternated discussing what was happening in their lives while the other nodded, injecting a polite one word answer occasionally, just to properly pretend interest.
Now, thanks to an early February thaw, it was warm enough to haul out the front porch rockers and pretend it was summer in the warmth of the mid-afternoon sun.
"Hey, pretend it hasn't been five years since you've gotten laid, Jessi, and relax," Toni taunted.
Except to pretend like you don't know what's up and go on about your duties.