Translation of pretexto in English:

pretexto

pretext, n.

masculine noun

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    pretext
    volvió con el pretexto de recoger el paraguas he went back on the pretext of getting his umbrella
    • no hizo los deberes con el pretexto de que le dolía la cabeza he didn't do his homework, with the excuse that / saying that he had a headache
    • siempre que llega tarde me sale con algún pretexto every time she's late she comes out with some excuse
    • so pretexto de under pretext of