Examples of pretender in a Sentence
it turns out that the guy who claimed to work for a modeling agency was just a pretender
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But set aside the pretenders trying to sell you $400 juicers, Google happens to be a company that can actually alter the way we, as a global society, interact with and understand one another.
No such luck for electrostimulation, hyperbaric therapy, and the other pretenders.
Adherents believed that contenders with a Dosage Index above 4 were actually pretenders.
Logano held off several pretenders to win Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, marking his first victory since a tainted win at Richmond Raceway in April 2017.
One pretender was a psychologist, and then went into forestry.
College basketball analysts also tend to agree that point-guard play separates pretenders from contenders in the NCAA Tournament.
The Mendoza line of contender/pretender is often seen as five games out of a playoff spot at the trade deadline.
The Kinder sweet on sale stateside was a pretender—hollow and toy-containing, yes, but unlike its beloved original in nearly every other way.
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PRETENDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pretender for English Language Learners
: someone who claims to have the right to a particular title or position (such as king or queen) when others do not agree
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