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assume a manner/air/expression etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishassume a manner/air/expression etcassume a manner/air/expression etcformalPRETEND to behave in a way that does not show how you really feel, especially in order to seem more confident, happy etc than you are syn put on 🔊 Andy assumed an air of indifference whenever her name was mentioned. assume
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assume a manner/air/expression etcOliver assumed an expression of extreme penitence.The only thing she could do was to assume an air of indifference.No wonder the technique assumed an air of planet-wide importance.
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