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01. Gregory bought a [fake] diamond ring for his girlfriend at the fair for a joke.
02. The child was wearing [fake] fangs to go with his vampire costume.
03. I hate it when people give [fake] smiles; it looks so stupid.
04. The player [faked] to the left, and then ran to the right around the defender.
05. The museum has announced that a painting that was previously thought to be an original by Rembrandt is, in fact, a [fake].
06. The thief robbed the bank using a [fake] gun.
07. My coat is made of [fake] fur; I would never wear the real thing.
08. These [fake] pearls are almost impossible to tell from the real thing.
09. The old man [faked] his own death, and then disappeared somewhere into South America with his secretary.
10. He is not a real doctor; he is just a [fake] who managed to convince people that he had a degree from the finest university.
11. Jean Giraudoux once said that the secret of success is sincerity. Once you can [fake] that you've got it made.
12. Actress Carrie Fisher once said that you can't find any true closeness in Hollywood because everybody does the [fake] closeness so well.
13. Rita Rudner once joked, "My husband gave me a necklace. It's [fake]. I requested [fake]. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head."
14. While performing her duties as queen, Cleopatra sometimes wore a [fake] beard.
15. The quarterback [faked] a pass, and then ran with the football himself.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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