Pretend and Sing


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Pretend verb – To take on a false or deceptive appearance.
Sing and pretend are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Sing" instead a verb "Pretend".
Nearby Words: pretense, pretence, pretended, pretension, pretender
Synonyms for Pretend


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Sing verb – To produce musical sounds with the voice.
Pretend and sing are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Pretend" instead a verb "Sing".
Nearby Words: singing, singer, singe, singed, singable
Synonyms for Sing

Common collocations

time pretend time sing time
nothing pretend nothing sing nothing
song pretend song sing song

Both words in one sentence

  • They continued to pretend to sing and dance onstage for a few more moments, then they both ran offstage when they realized what was happening.
  • Theatre / Perfect Pie They play around and pretend to be a dancer and "the beautiful Annabel Lee" riding on a sleigh through the snow together... and then cheerfully sing-songing about how they'll freeze to death together when they get lost in a snowstorm.
  • Music / Them or Us You can show your legs while you're getting in the car Then I will look repulsive while I mangle my guitar That Syncing Feeling: "Be In My Video", attacking playbacking on MTV: Twirl around in a lap dissolve Pretend to sing the words Title Track: "Them Or Us".
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