transitive verb
1. (to simulate) 
a. to feign 
Si Ana te habla de su nuevo novio, trata de fingir indiferencia.If Ana tells you about her new boyfriend, try to feign indifference.
El niño fingió estar dormido cuando su mamá abrió la puerta de su cuarto.The boy pretended to be asleep when his mom opened the door to his room.
c. to fake 
Robert fingió la firma de su cuñado para cobrar un cheque.Robert faked his brother-in-law's signature to cash a check.
2. (to mimic) 
Soy muy malo para fingir voces.I'm bad at imitating voices.
b. to put on 
Cuando no quiere hablar con alguien al teléfono, Sally finge la voz de su hermana.When she doesn't want speak to someone on the phone, Sally puts on her sister's voice.
intransitive verb
3. (to make believe) 
No le creas a Tom; vive fingiendo.Don't trust Tom; he's always pretending.
pronominal verb
4. (to simulate) 
Emi se fingió dormida para no contestar a la puerta.Emi pretended she was asleep so as not to answer the door.
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to feign 
fingió no saber nadahe pretended not to know anything
intransitive verb
2. (general) 
a. to pretend 
pronominal verb
3. (general) 
se fingió enfermo/cansadohe pretended to be ill/tired
transitive verb
to feign
intenté fingir indiferencia I tried to feign indifference o to appear indifferent; fingió interés he pretended to be interested
lo habrán fingido
fingir hacer algo to pretend to do sth; finge dormir o que duerme he's pretending to be asleep
intransitive verb
to pretend
¡no finjas más! stop pretending!
pronominal verb
fingirse dormido to pretend to be asleep; fingirse muerto to play dead; act dead; fingirse un sabio to pretend to be an expert
Verb Conjugations for fingir
Gerund: fingiendo
Participle: fingido
The irregular conjugations of this verb are in red.
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