fake it till you make it

fake it till you make it
also, fake it until you make it

Meaning | Synonyms

  • portray yourself like the person you always wanted to become
  • bringing yourself out of your comfort zone in order to achieve your targets
  • to adopt a behavior which will lead you towards a better future
  • challenging yourself to perform a task which you are not good at
  • motivating ourselves to act in a different manner to meet our desired goals

Example Sentences

  1. I had no idea that her family is so illiterate as she always pretended to be classy. Fake it till you make it.
  2. I know you are very uncomfortable in these clothes but must act in front of the audience. You got to fake it until you make it.
  3. I have joined English language classes to speak in a better way and to appear educated in front of people. We know, fake it till you make it.
  4. We should call the team to visit our company and act like we are interested in their offer. Yes, we got to fake it until you make it.

Origin

There is no reliable origin available of this very phrase. In the history of English literature, similar phrases can be seen, but we couldn’t trace the exact origin of this idiomatic expression and there is no valid evidence of its presence. It looks like a new idiom of the modern times that might be invented lately.

Kindly mention in the comment section if you have any idea about its origin, we will be grateful to you.

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“Fake it till you make it” (or “Fake it until you make it”) is an English aphorism which suggests that by imitating confidence, competence, and an optimistic mindset, a person can realize those qualities in their real life and achieve the results they seek. The phrase is first attested some time before 1973.

- Pablo Grossi October 13, 2021

It is also used in the management of depression. Even if you are too depressed to care.

- Darlene Sierocuk January 31, 2021

I heard this idiom in a latest movie, so it may get common now.

- Brocode January 9, 2021

Mary K cosmetics used to teach this phrase to their employees most of them will never make it, (dress the part fake it till you make it)!

- Anonymous August 9, 2020

Please make an mobile app. If there is any application link please share it with me.

- Venkat December 6, 2018

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