Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: delusion

  1. #1
    Silverobama is offline Senior Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Student or Learner
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • China
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Posts
    689
    Post Thanks / Like

    delusion

    Hi,

    This is the definition of delusion from cambridge.dictionary.

    when someone believes something that is not true.

    Should it be:

    when someone believes something that is not true.

    Thanks a lot

  2. #2
    mara_ce's Avatar
    mara_ce is offline VIP Member
    • Member Info
      • Member Type:
      • Other
      • Native Language:
      • Spanish
      • Home Country:
      • Argentina
      • Current Location:
      • Argentina
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    6,066
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: delusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    This is the definition of delusion from cambridge.dictionary.

    when someone believes something that is not true.
    Itīs correct. Compare it with the definition provided by Longman dictionary:

    delusion: a false belief about yourself or the situation you are in
    under a delusion (that)
    He is under the delusion that I am going to cheat him.

Similar Threads

  1. Mirage and delusion
    By Offroad in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 28-Jun-2011, 13:44

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •