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broma

  
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1    (=cachondeo)  
ni en broma      never, not on any account  
lo decía en broma      I was only joking, I was only kidding *     
estar de broma      to be in a joking mood  
tomar algo a broma      to take sth as a joke  
2    (=chiste)   joke  
no es ninguna broma      it's no joke, this is serious  
la broma me costó caro      the affair cost me dear  
no hay bromas con la autoridad      you can't play games with the authorities  
bromas aparte ...      joking aside ...  
¡déjate de bromas!      quit fooling!, joke over!  
→ gastar bromas      to tell jokes  
gastar una broma a algn      to play a joke on sb  
→ estar para bromas        
¡para bromas estoy!      iró   a fine time for joking!  
no está para bromas      he's in no mood for jokes  
→ entre bromas y veras      half-joking(ly)  
  broma pesada   practical joke, hoax
3      (Caribe, Cono Sur)   (=decepción)   disappointment  
(=molestia)  
vexation, annoyance
4      (Zool)   shipworm
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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never
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not on any account
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to be in a joking mood
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she was joking
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this is serious
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that joke upset me
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I was only kidding
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I was only joking
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to take sth as a joke
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as {o} for a joke
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it's no joke
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it's no laughing matter
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'broma' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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en broma
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en broma
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en broma
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la broma soez
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una broma continua
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una broma estudiantil
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dijo en broma
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lo dije en broma
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lo dije en broma
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lo digo en broma
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"broma": examples and translations in context
Pero mañana me parecerá una broma. But I'll treat it as a joke tomorrow.
Pero como litigante eres una broma. But as a litigator you are a joke.
Todos fuimos víctimas de una broma inofensiva. We've all been the victim of a harmless college prank.
Estoy diseñando la mejor broma para vengarme de Bulldog. I'm devising the ultimate prank, to get my revenge on Bulldog.
Es broma solo vine de acompañante. Kidding... I'm just here to chaperone.
Es una broma entre la servidumbre. There's a joke in the servant's hall.
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