en
pretext

Meaning: tr
bahane, kulp
He fired me and offered a pretextual rationale for the firing.
The Japanese fishing fleet catches more than 1000 whales per year on the pretext of scientific research.
He delayed payment on some pretext or other.
He's always breaking his promises on one pretext or another.
He often uses the slightest thing as a pretext for a fight with anybody.
... reason? What you're looking for is a pretext, isn't it?
Some arrangements about his horse and baggage formed the pretext for his sudden retreat.
His wife repulsed him on the pretext that her headaches were flaring up again.
Whereas before I had no pretext on which to give an account of my life, now I have got one.
He made up a pretext for a fight with me.
Added on 2016-03-02 | by m1gin | View: 632

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