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After the superstar forward came under fire for his elaborate diving, faking and playacting during Brazil’s round of 16 victory over Mexico, Brazilians have closed ranks around one of their most cherished sons.
If the devil’s advocate playacts disagreement with you for the sake of strengthening your argument, the concern troll is his mirror image, a person who pretends to agree with you in order to undermine you.
In 2017, Trump’s previous pro-wrestling playacting dovetails neatly, and in gif form, with an attack on the Fourth Estate.
In one of the most poignant scenes in the documentary, Brown and Houston are seen playacting scenes from What's Love Got to Do With It in their hotel room.
Gianforte, a true coward, didn’t admit any wrongdoing until his victory speech, at which point the risks of playacting decency pertained to his criminal case—
Their childhood games were built around insurgency scenarios, playacting that served as rehearsal for the role that Mr. Hart would play years later in Pakistan.
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