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gastar una broma pesada a algn exp.
to play a practical joke {o} a hoax on sb

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
heavy industry
exp.
not on any account
exp.
never
exp.
to be in a joking mood
exp.
she was joking
exp.
my head feels heavy
exp.
as {o} for a joke
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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  
See also:

broma, broma, bromato, bromazo

"broma pesada": examples and translations in context
Realmente necesitas hacer una gran broma pesada. You really need to pull off a great practical joke.
Creo que he sido la víctima de una cruel broma pesada. I think I've been the victim of a cruel practical joke.
Esa broma pesada fue un patrón en mi vida. That prank was a motif in my life.
Esto debe ser una broma pesada. This got to be a prank.
No supe que todo eso fue una broma pesada hasta por la mañana. I didn't even know it was a hoax till morning.
Bueno, "broma pesada" es un poco fuerte. Well, "hoax" is a little strong.
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