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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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the affair cost me dear
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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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as {o} for a joke
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that joke upset me
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I was only joking
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I was only kidding
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to take sth as a joke
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it's no joke
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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 digo en broma
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lo dije en broma
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lo dije en broma
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"broma": examples and translations in context
Es una broma decir que persiguen delincuentes importantes. It's such a joke to say that they're going after hardcore criminals.
Probablemente sobornó al conductor para jugar una broma práctica. He probably bribed the bus driver to play a practical joke.
Recuerdo haber pensado Fue una broma extrema. I remember thinking it was such an extreme prank.
Selby hizo una broma muy desagradable. Selby pulled this - it was a really nasty prank.
Es broma solo vine de acompañante. Kidding... I'm just here to chaperone.
Evidentemente, Estocolmo es considerada la capital mundial de la broma. Clearly, Stockholm is considered to be the world capital of kidding.
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