(=fantasy) illusion f
→ I always thought it was just make-believe
→ we know it's a Scotland of make believe - albeit a Scotland we can sell
→ Anyone with half a brain will see this is make-believe
It's just make-believe. C'est une illusion.
a world of make-believe un monde d'illusions
→ He escapes into the world of make-believe.
a life of make-believe une vie de faux-semblants
→ She squandered millions on a life of make-believe.