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Idiom: 'make believe' #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:24 am   Idiom: 'make believe'
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", question 1

Everybody thought Jane and Elliot were a happy couple, but it was all just make believe.

(a) modesty
(b) pretending
(c) reality
(d) denial

English Idioms and Expressions, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #21 "Expressions with make", answer 1

Everybody thought Jane and Elliot were a happy couple, but it was all just pretending.

Correct answer: (b) pretending
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is ""make believe " an idiom?
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Idiom: 'make believe' #2 (permalink) Tue Sep 05, 2006 4:31 am   Idiom: 'make believe'
 

Hi

Yes, "make believe" is an idiom meaning imaginary or invented.

As a phrasal verb, "to make believe" means to pretend.
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