He and Tyrelle drove to meet the woman last June under what police describe as “false pretenses.”
We all felt, I think, that Tom was some kind of an impostor, claiming the sympathies of the Club on false pretenses.
It is unfair, absolutely unfair, for me to come to you on false pretenses.
The money wrung by the basest of false pretenses from his poor unfortunate blind victims, does not disturb his slumbers.
But I wouldn't steal your love—I don't want it on false pretenses, you understand.
But the sympathy which I should thus gain would be achieved, I fear, by something very like false pretenses.
"It is a false pretense;" and she scorned all false pretenses.
Every time you collect your salaries you ought to be arrested for getting money on false pretenses.
He convinced himself of her false pretenses and punished her accordingly.
On further deliberation, however, Sibley decided that material for the article must have been got on false pretenses.