Foreign language

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Tom Good
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Foreign language

Post: # 289344Post fruitfly
Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:44 pm

Is there a term for when someone tries to be clever and pretends they don't understand the language someone is speaking in order to try and avoid having to do something or hope they assume or say something else that they prefer, or give up?

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Re: Foreign language

Post: # 289345Post Weedo
Mon Apr 10, 2017 3:59 am

posterior fundament?

Disengenuous comes into mind
There are not more than five primary colours, yet in combination they produce more hues than can ever be seen - (Sun Tzu 600BC)

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