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  • Bear false witness
  • Bill And Ted's Bogus Journey ( Keanu Reeves movie )
  • Caught in the act
  • Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends! ( line from the movie 25th Hour )
  • Class act
  • Clean up your act
  • Con artist
  • Couldn't act his way out of a paper bag
  • Do a disappearing act
  • Double act
  • Fake it till you make it
  • Fake the funk
  • False alarm
  • False dawn
  • False friends
  • False jeopardy ( plot device in TV melodramas where danger is threatened only for it to be found to be a false alarm )
  • False memory syndrome
  • False modesty
  • False pretences
  • False prophet
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Funny money
  • Get in on the act
  • Get your act together
  • Hard act to follow
  • High wire act
  • Human Rights Act
  • In on the act
  • Lulled into a false sense of security
  • Phone it in ( perform an act in an uncommitted disinterested manner )
  • Play hardball ( A baseball expression meaning to be or act tough or aggressive )
  • Put on an act
  • Random act of kindness
  • Read the riot act
  • Ring false
  • Sailing under false colours
  • Sexton Blake ( Cockney rhyming slang for fake )
  • Sister Act ( Whoopie Goldberg movie )
  • Smell the Glove ( fictional album by the spoof heavy-metal band Spinal Tap )
  • The Fake Sheikh ( Nickname of journalist Mazher Mahmood )
  • The act you've known for all these years ( Beatles song lyric )
  • The bull in the bowler hat ( jokey term for artificial insemination )
  • The cat who doesn't act finicky soon loses control of his owner ( 9 Lives Cat Food advertising slogan )
  • Think global, act local
  • Think globally, act locally ( Friends of the Earth advertising slogan )
  • To assume makes an ass out of u and me
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • Two faced
  • Two-faced
  • Vanity Fair ( William Makepeace Thackeray book )
  • Vanity publishing
  • Vanity thy name is woman
  • Woolly Bully ( Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs song )
  • You Can't Con An Honest John ( Mike Skinner - The Streets song )

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