In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Dodgson made a game of the sessions, so the girls may be play-acting; but the lens confers an inescapable awareness of separateness, bound up with seeing and being seen.
- Don't play-act being more tired than you are, or be mentally weak enough to give in before you have to, and then training and playing rugby is so simple.
- That's what I wear when I'm play-acting as a magician, or I get into a suit when I have to make a deal I don't want to - like going to court.
- More concretely, it became a film about the ability of women ‘to play-act, to fake.’
- He wore a bullet-proof vest and play-acted into a walkie-talkie saying ‘Roger’ and ‘Over’ to convince locals he was a genuine police officer.
- But I was only play-acting to avoid embarrassment.
- She spends money loose and fast, but she also knows how to play-act.
- And when they make love near the beginning of the movie, they are play-acting.
- My kid's only 5, so it's a bit different for him, but he goes to regular sessions where he basically learns to play-act through a lot of imaginative and social situations.
- Mrs Ritchie, not so much expressing herself, but play-acting.
- Was he simply play-acting, trying to keep expectations low so he would be underestimated?
- The idea is that a player would not play-act because he would reduce his team to ten men while he is off the field waiting to be waved back on.
- Bennie and Walter play-act in a repetitive chant, as Ruth embarrassingly answers the door to let in George Murchison.
- But whatever you do, don't play-act like you're an air-headed, not-so-cerebral, mush-for-brains girl.
- There has never been a true bond between the two, beyond that of two children, play-acting.
- Benson had said he believed the children had been play-acting for the camera.
- You've lived some stuff I've only play-acted.
- On top of this the Italians are genuinely entertaining: they cook pasta, sing, dance, argue passionately, flirt relentlessly and fall on the floor play-acting.
- Did you think ‘my God, I and everyone else in this room are play-acting and in doing so are betraying our profession and holding the public in total contempt’?
- What will follow is rather odd: I'll find myself spontaneously kind of play-acting, having a sort of two-way exchange where I'll say something and then respond to myself as that being.
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