Broma in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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broma
feminine noun
1. joke (ocurrencia, chiste); prank, practical joke (jugarreta)
  • gastar una broma a alguien to play a joke/prank on somebody
  • en o de broma as a joke
  • bromas aparte joking apart
  • entre bromas y veras half joking
  • fuera de broma joking apart
  • no estar para bromas not to be in the mood for jokes
  • tomar algo a broma not to take something seriously
  • ni en o de broma no way, not on your life
  • me salió la broma por 800 euros (informal) (Irónico) it cost me the tidy sum of 800 euros
  • broma de mal gusto bad joke
  • broma pesada nasty practical joke
broma
1 (cachondeo)
ni en broma never; not on any account; lo decía en broma I was only joking; I was only kidding (familiar); 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! 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) (S. Cone) (decepción) disappointment; (molestia) vexation; annoyance
4 (Zoología) shipworm
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