fake it

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Definition of fake it

informal
: to pretend to be something that one is not or to have some knowledge or ability that one does not really have He acts like he's my friend, but I can tell that he's just faking it. He didn't know the words to the song, so he had to fake it.

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“Fake it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fake%20it. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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