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he's not one to joke

  • 1 bromear

    v.
    1 to joke.
    con la religión no se bromea religion isn't something to be taken lightly
    2 to tease, to chaff, to banter, to kid.
    María vaciló a Ricardo todo el día Mary teased Richard the whole day.
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    1 to joke
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    verb
    to fool, joke, kid
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    VI to joke, crack jokes *
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    verbo intransitivo to joke
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    = make + a joke about, have + sport with, joke, tease, chaff, twit, taunt, kid, horse around/about, banter.
    Ex. What was pinned up ranged from elaborate and beautifully executed illustrations to longish book reviews either typed or handwritten, and cartoons that made a joke about the book being suggested.
    Ex. He said 'Can't they see I'm just having sport with them?', and then he smiled, just a quirk of the corners of his mouth.
    Ex. He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex. I like to be considered one of the team, to joke with and tease the employee but that sure creates a problem when I have to discipline, correct, or fire an employee.
    Ex. 'Does it really work?' he chaffed her.
    Ex. Don't be tempted into twitting me with the past knowledge that you have of me, because it is identical with the past knowledge that I have of you, and in twitting me, you twit yourself.
    Ex. The writer describes how he spent his school days avoiding bullies who taunted him because he was a dancer.
    Ex. He was not kidding when he said that Caracas could greet travellers with a slap in the face rather than a warm hug.
    Ex. Angus has a lot of energy -- he is always horsing around with his foster brothers and sister.
    Ex. Each panelist comes with a distinct outlook and appreciation of this very sensitive issue and will be prepared to banter.
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    * decir bromeando = quip.
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    verbo intransitivo to joke
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    = make + a joke about, have + sport with, joke, tease, chaff, twit, taunt, kid, horse around/about, banter.

    Ex: What was pinned up ranged from elaborate and beautifully executed illustrations to longish book reviews either typed or handwritten, and cartoons that made a joke about the book being suggested.

    Ex: He said 'Can't they see I'm just having sport with them?', and then he smiled, just a quirk of the corners of his mouth.
    Ex: He joked that he had to be 'very parsimonious, indeed very Scottish,' in his management of IFLA finances = Bromeó diciendo que tenía que ser "muy cuidadoso, de hecho muy escocés", en su administración de los fondos de la IFLA.
    Ex: I like to be considered one of the team, to joke with and tease the employee but that sure creates a problem when I have to discipline, correct, or fire an employee.
    Ex: 'Does it really work?' he chaffed her.
    Ex: Don't be tempted into twitting me with the past knowledge that you have of me, because it is identical with the past knowledge that I have of you, and in twitting me, you twit yourself.
    Ex: The writer describes how he spent his school days avoiding bullies who taunted him because he was a dancer.
    Ex: He was not kidding when he said that Caracas could greet travellers with a slap in the face rather than a warm hug.
    Ex: Angus has a lot of energy -- he is always horsing around with his foster brothers and sister.
    Ex: Each panelist comes with a distinct outlook and appreciation of this very sensitive issue and will be prepared to banter.
    * decir bromeando = quip.

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    bromear [A1 ]
    vi
    to joke
    no es momento para bromear this is no time for jokes
    no está bromeando, es muy capaz de hacerlo he isn't joking o ( colloq) kidding, he's quite capable of doing it
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    bromear ( conjugate bromear) verbo intransitivo
    to joke
    bromear verbo intransitivo to joke
    ' bromear' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lesear
    English:
    banter
    - jest
    - joke
    - kid
    - quip
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    to joke;
    con la religión no se bromea religion isn't something to be taken lightly
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    v/i joke
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    : to joke, to fool around
    sólo estaba bromeando: I was only kidding
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    bromear vb to joke

    Spanish-English dictionary > bromear

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