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false / falso
 
false   [fɔ:ls]
A. -adjective
1. (=untruthful)   [statement, accusation]   falso
(=mistaken)   [idea, assumption, accusation]   equivocado
a. to give a false [impression] =   dar una impresiónoun falsa
b. false [move] =   movimiento (m) en falso
·one false move and you're dead
·un movimiento en falso y te mato
c. false [note] =   nota (f) falsa
d. a false [sense] of security =   una falsa sensaciónoun de seguridad
e. false [step] =   paso (m) en falso
true  
2. (=deceitful)
a. under false [pretences] =   con engaños,   con insidias
·to extort money under false pretences
·obtener dinero con engaños or insidias
·you came here under false pretences
·viniste aquí con engaños
b. to bear false [witness]   (especially Bible)   levantar falso testimonio
3. (=inappropriate, insincere)
a. that was false [economy] =   fue un mal ahorro
b. to give somebody false [hope(noun)] =   dar falsas esperanzas a somebody, someone
·to raise false [hopes]
·crear falsas esperanzas
c. false [modesty] =   falsa modestia (f)
d. false [pride] =   falso orgullo (m)
e. his words [rang] false =   sus palabras sonaban a falso
f. false [smile] =   sonrisa (f) forzada
4. (=artificial)   [hair, eyelashes]   postizo
a. a suitcase with a false [bottom] =   una maleta con doble fondo
b. he registered in or under a false [name] =   se registró bajo un nombre falso
5.
(=disloyal)   [friend]   desleal,   pérfido
(=unfaithful)   [lover]   infiel
B. -compound
·false alarm   -noun   falsa alarma (f)
·false arrest   -noun   detenciónoun (f) ilegal
·false ceiling   -noun   cielo (m) raso,   falso techo (m)
·false dawn   -noun   (figurative)   espejismo (m)
·false friend   -noun   (linguistics)   falso amigo (m)
·false imprisonment   -noun   (by police)   detenciónoun (f) ilegal   (by criminal)   retenciónoun (f) ilegal
·false start   -noun   (Sport)   salida (f) nula   (figurative)   comienzo (m) fallido
·false teeth   -noun plural   dentadura feminine singular postiza,   dientes masculine plural postizos
·false tooth   -noun   diente (m) postizo
 
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