Prepositions after "pretend"
"pretend to" or "pretend like"?
|In 41% of cases pretend to is used|
|Tammy likes this idea, and pretends to Daniel it's down her top.|
|The way i just pretend to be his friend even though i want to be so much more.|
|So we might pretend to ourselves that ' one more push ' (ie, doing the same thing yet again) may do the trick.|
|Though both sides pretend to be informed by ' science ' and ' facts ' both are actually informed primarily by prejudice.|
|Lucas u spent somuch tym pretending to luv me, if only i knew that u luved another woman, maybe just maybe my heart culd have been protected.|
|Initial discomfort in the film comes from watching the gangsters ' happily pretending to garrotte one another in the spirit of historical testament.|
|The reconciliation committee set up by the government is a sham designed to pretend to the international community that the government is pursuing justice.|
|I miss you bauuuuu: ' (I was just pretending to be not but it's killing me! Ambekanku sayang Its hardest when the people you know, turn into people you knew.|
|In 26% of cases pretend like is used|
|I do hate that they pretend like it didn't happen.|
|pretend like you're blind and can't find what your looking for.|
|Mike sticks his fingers in his ears and pretends like linking creates no liability.|
|While it's OK for you to believe this, please don't pretend like you're even remotely moderate.|
|It's very easy to take a still of somebody looking miserable and pretend like that is there only expression.|
|Nor do I believe Mike has ever made that distinction (he's too busy pretending like linking gives rise to no liability).|
|Or would you rather go back, pretend like this didn't happen, and read an article about how Snooki is pregnant? And issue is being brought to our attention.|
|But let's not pretend like anyone really cares about Hammer when Depp is taking on a role so loaded with racist history at a time when his public good will is at an all-time low.|
|In 17% of cases pretend for is used|
|That pretending for a while is actually nothing like being.|
|It goes both ways, too; do not pretend for a second that it does not.|
|pretend for a moment that pro baseball umpires abide by the tenets of politically correct liberalism in all its facets.|
|In 7% of cases pretend in is used|
|They would not want people to be pretending in groups.|
|In 2% of cases pretend as is used|
|I need not pretend as an intelligent person to lead a human life in a small village in Sri Lanka.|
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