1. Are these real diamonds or only sham? 这些是真的钻石还是膺品？
2. That company is a sham. They promise to help you , but they only steal your money. 那家公司是冒牌的。他们承诺会帮助你，可事实上，他们只会赚你的钱。
3. That's an old sham, thousands of such tricks are put upon the poor women every day. 这是一个老把戏，天天有成千成万的人拿这种诡计来欺骗可怜的女人。
1. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
2. a person who makes deceitful pretenses v.
1. make a pretence of
2. make believe with the intent to deceive adj.
1. adopted in order to deceive