fuera de broma
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Usage note
This idiom may be literally translated as "out of joking" and may also be written "fuera de bromas."
fuera de broma(
fweh
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rah
 
deh
 
broh
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mah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (speaking seriously)
a. joking aside
Fuera de broma, ¿por qué no hacemos el viaje a Europa juntos? ¿Te gustaría?Joking aside, why don't we go to Europe together? Would you like that?
b. joking apart (United Kingdom)
Fuera de bromas, chico. No dejes tu trabajo justo ahora. La cosa está muy mal.Joking apart, mate. Don't quit your job just now. Things are pretty bad.
c. seriously
Ahora fuera de broma. No se van a divorciar, ¿verdad?Now, seriously. You're not getting divorced, are you?
d. no joke
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Le derramaste la cerveza encima? - Sí, lo hice sin querer, claro está... Fuera de broma, fue el momento más embarazoso de toda mi vida.Did you spill your beer on her? - Yes. I didn't mean to, of course ... No joke. It was the most embarrassing moment of my entire life.
e. all joking aside
Fuera de broma, fue maravilloso pasar el fin de semana con mis sobrinos.All joking aside, it was wonderful to spend the weekend with my nephews.
f. all kidding aside
Si tengo que salir con suéter un día más, me muero. Fuera de broma, un tiempo tan frío para esta época del año podría tener que ver con el cambio climático.If I have to wear a sweater for one more day, I’m going to lose it. All kidding aside, this unseasonably cold weather may have to do with climate change.
g.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Eh, fuera de bromas, mana. Bájate de mi carro.Hey, I'm serious pal. Get out of my car.
Fuera de bromas, chico. Te juro que era un platillo volante.I'm not joking, dude. I swear it was a flying saucer.
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