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
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)
(=molestia) vexation, annoyance
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary
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