fake it till one makes it

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fake it till one makes it

  1. (psychology) To pretend to be a certain way until one becomes that way.

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  • Most commonly found in the form fake it till you make it.
  • The term is often said to describe improvements of confidence and self-esteem, but can be used to describe other improvements as well.

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