broma translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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broma

  
      sf  
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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not on any account
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never
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to be in a joking mood
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she was joking
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as {o} for a joke
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I was only joking
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that joke upset me
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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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this is serious
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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
exp.
en broma
n.
la broma soez
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una broma continua
exp.
una broma estudiantil
n.
broma ; burla ; travesura
exp.
dijo en broma
n.
el programa -broma
[INFO]
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lo dije en broma
"broma": examples and translations in context
Debe haber sido una broma artística. That might have been an art joke.
La tortuga había hecho una broma. The Turtle had attempted a joke.
Al principio era sólo una broma. At first it was just a prank.
Esta broma es también una profecía. - This prank is also a prophecy.
Lo de Scott Wood era broma. I was kidding about Scott Wood.
Su moralidad medieval no es broma. She's not kidding with her medieval morality.
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