burlar

 
burlar
transitive verb
1. (to dodge) 
a. to evade 
El prisionero consiguió burlar a todos los guardias y se fugó.The inmate managed to evade all of the guards and escaped.
Hoy vamos a aprender 10 maneras de burlar a un portero.Today we're going to learn 10 ways get past a goalie.
2. (to cheat) 
Me encanta el capítulo que habla de los tres magos que burlaron a la muerte.I love the chapter that talks about the three wizards that deceived death.
burlarse
pronominal verb
3. (to ridicule; used with "de") 
a. to mock 
El sketch se burla del gobierno corrupto de nuestro país.The skit mocks the corrupt government of our country.
b. to tease 
Lorenzo es un matón al que le encanta burlarse de sus compañeros de clase.Lorenzo is a bully who loves to tease his classmates.
¡No te burles de mí!Don't make fun of me!
4. (to fool around) 
a. to joke 
No lo tomes en serio; solo está burlándose.Don't take him seriously; he's just joking.
5. (to scorn; used with "de") 
a. to flout 
El gobierno se está burlando de las leyes con estas medidas.The administration is flouting the law with these policies.
burlar
transitive verb
1. (esquivar) 
a. to evade 
2. (ley) 
a. to flout 
consiguió burlar a sus perseguidoresshe managed to outwit her pursuers
3. (fig) 
burla burlandowithout anyone noticing
burlarse
pronominal verb
4. (general) 
a. to mock 
burlarse de algo/alguiento mock something/somebody, to make fun of something/somebody
burlarse de las leyesto flout the law
burlar
transitive verb
1 (engañar) [+persona] to deceive; trick; [+enemigo] to outwit; [+vigilancia] to defeat; [+bloqueo] to run
2 (frustrar) [+ambición, plan] to thwart; frustrate; [+esperanzas] to ruin; frustrate
3 (seducir) to seduce
4 (saber usar) to know how to use; be able to handle
ya burla la moto she can handle the bike now (familiar)
pronominal verb
burlarse
1 (bromear) to joke; banter
yo no me burlo I'm serious; I'm not joking
2
burlarse de algn to mock sb; make fun of sb
Examples
Verb Conjugations for burlar
PresentPreteriteImperfectConditionalFuture
yo
burlo
burlé
burlaba
burlaría
burlaré
burlas
burlaste
burlabas
burlarías
burlarás
él/ella/Ud.
burla
burló
burlaba
burlaría
burlará
nosotros
burlamos
burlamos
burlábamos
burlaríamos
burlaremos
vosotros
burláis
burlasteis
burlabais
burlaríais
burlaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds.
burlan
burlaron
burlaban
burlarían
burlarán
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