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pretext

Meaning: tr
bahane, kulp
If you calmly look at the reply you sent to an email, you'll find that it'll have "you" all over it. While you may use the pretext that you're just working with whatever information the addressee gave you, in the end it's just all about yourself. This is wrong. Let's be a little more careful, shall we?
He often uses the slightest thing as a pretext for a fight with anybody.
What have we become as a society when we need alcohol to enjoy ourselves? It has become a pretext for outlandish behaviour and plain old debauchery.
He came to my house on the pretext of seeing me.
The Japanese fishing fleet catches more than 1000 whales per year on the pretext of scientific research.
His wife repulsed him on the pretext that her headaches were flaring up again.
He kept finding many pretexts.
He made up a pretext for a fight with me.
He fired me and offered a pretextual rationale for the firing.
... reason? What you're looking for is a pretext, isn't it?
Added on 2016-03-02 | by m1gin | View: 551

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