fingir


fingir
v.
1 to feign.
fingió no saber nada he pretended not to know anything
Ella fingió un desmayo She feigned a fainting spell.
Su hijo fingió Her son feigned.
2 to pretend.
3 to pretend to, to feign to.
Ella fingió comer She pretended to eat.
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fingir
Conjugation model [DIRIGIR], like {{link=dirigir}}dirigir
verbo transitivo
1 to feign, pretend
fingió indiferencia he feigned indifference
fingía no conocerme she pretended not to know me
fingió la voz de su madre she imitated her mother's voice
verbo pronominal fingirse
1 to pretend to be
se finge cojo he pretends to be lame
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verb
to feign, pretend
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1.
VT to feign

intenté fingir indiferencia — I tried to feign indifference o to appear indifferent

fingió interés — he pretended to be interested

fingir hacer algo — to pretend to do sth

finge dormir o que duerme — he's pretending to be asleep

2.
VI to pretend

¡no finjas más! — stop pretending!

3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <alegría/desinterés> to feign, fake

fingir + inf — to pretend to + inf

b) <voz> to imitate
2.
fingir vi to pretend
3.
fingirse v pron

se fingió apenado — he pretended to be sorry

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= feign, dissimulate, fake, counterfeit, sandbag, keep up + facade, put on + an act, keep up + appearances, pretend, dissemble, hoax, bullshit.
Ex. 'You're sure you know what to do?' 'I'm sure,' she replied, with a confidence still slightly feigned = "¿Estás segura de que sabes qué hacer?" "Estoy segura", respondió con una seguridad todavía ligeramente fingida.
Ex. He highlights the fact that the amount of time spent lying, dissimulating, and conforming in matters of religious faith was a huge issue in the 16th century.
Ex. Both the researcher and the student practice of 'fudging' involves faking, fabricating, or stealing data.
Ex. While the U.S. Treasury has taken steps to make it harder to counterfeit American currency, it's still apparently easy to make up fake money orders.
Ex. First, if you're one of those players who think that sandbagging is unsportsmanlike, then you don't fully understand the nature of poker.
Ex. Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
Ex. Singers, dancers, and actors must now all know how to sing, dance and put on an act.
Ex. As many as 15 million Britons are using credit cards in the struggle to keep up appearances as they mistakenly consider themselves to be middle class.
Ex. We do not pretend to have equipped you with an instant expertise in the subject analysis and classification of documents.
Ex. On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
Ex. He hoaxed the popular media into thinking that he had burnt a million quid for the publicity it would, and has continued to, generate.
Ex. Being able to bullshit effectively requires at least a modicum of knowledge about the subject at hand.
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* fingir debilidad = sandbagging.
* fingir estar enfermo = malinger.
* fingir estar muerto = feign + death.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <alegría/desinterés> to feign, fake

fingir + inf — to pretend to + inf

b) <voz> to imitate
2.
fingir vi to pretend
3.
fingirse v pron

se fingió apenado — he pretended to be sorry

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= feign, dissimulate, fake, counterfeit, sandbag, keep up + facade, put on + an act, keep up + appearances, pretend, dissemble, hoax, bullshit.

Ex: 'You're sure you know what to do?' 'I'm sure,' she replied, with a confidence still slightly feigned = "¿Estás segura de que sabes qué hacer?" "Estoy segura", respondió con una seguridad todavía ligeramente fingida.

Ex: He highlights the fact that the amount of time spent lying, dissimulating, and conforming in matters of religious faith was a huge issue in the 16th century.
Ex: Both the researcher and the student practice of 'fudging' involves faking, fabricating, or stealing data.
Ex: While the U.S. Treasury has taken steps to make it harder to counterfeit American currency, it's still apparently easy to make up fake money orders.
Ex: First, if you're one of those players who think that sandbagging is unsportsmanlike, then you don't fully understand the nature of poker.
Ex: Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
Ex: Singers, dancers, and actors must now all know how to sing, dance and put on an act.
Ex: As many as 15 million Britons are using credit cards in the struggle to keep up appearances as they mistakenly consider themselves to be middle class.
Ex: We do not pretend to have equipped you with an instant expertise in the subject analysis and classification of documents.
Ex: On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
Ex: He hoaxed the popular media into thinking that he had burnt a million quid for the publicity it would, and has continued to, generate.
Ex: Being able to bullshit effectively requires at least a modicum of knowledge about the subject at hand.
* fingir debilidad = sandbagging.
* fingir estar enfermo = malinger.
* fingir estar muerto = feign + death.

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fingir [I7 ]
vt
1 ‹alegría/desinterés› to feign, fake
fingió sorpresa he feigned o faked surprise, he pretended to be surprised
fingir + INF to pretend to + INF
fingía saberlo she pretended o she made out that she knew, she pretended to know
2 ‹voz› to imitate, put on
intentó fingir la voz de su hermano he tried to put on o imitate his brother's voice
■ fingir
vi
to pretend
fingirse
v pron
se fingió apenado he pretended o made out that he was sorry, he pretended to be sorry
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fingir (conjugate fingir) verbo transitivo
a)alegría/desinterésto feign, fake;

fingió no verme she pretended not to see me

b)vozto imitate

verbo intransitivo
to pretend
fingirse verbo pronominal:
se fingió apenado he pretended to be sorry

fingir verbo transitivo to pretend

'fingir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
aparentar
- simular
- afectar
- hacer
English:
act
- affect
- fake
- feign
- make out
- make-believe
- pretend
- sham
- pretense
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fingir
vt
to feign;
fingió alegría para no desilusionarme he pretended to be happy so as not to disappoint me;
fingió no saber nada he pretended not to know anything
vi
to pretend
See also the pronominal verb fingirse
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fingir
v/t feign fml ;
fingió no haberlo oído he pretended he hadn’t heard;
fingió dormir he pretended to be asleep
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fingir {35} v
: to feign, to pretend
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fingir vb to pretend
fingió un dolor de cabeza she pretended she had a headache
fingió que no nos había visto he pretended that he hadn't seen us
fingí dormir I pretended to be asleep

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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