mofar
mofar(
moh
-
fahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to ridicule)
a. to mock
Deja de mofar al niño delante de sus amigos o empezará a llorar.Stop mocking the boy in front of his friends or he will start crying.
mofarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to scoff at)
a. to mock
No le veo la gracia a mofarse de Miguel porque no sea tan alto como los demás.I don't see the humor in mocking Miguel just because he's not as tall as the rest.
b. to make fun of
Si sigues mofándote de mí porque tenga que llevar gafas me voy a enfadar mucho.If you keep making fun of me because I have to wear glasses I will get very angry.
c. to laugh at
Los alumnos empezaron a mofarse del profesor porque se le veían los calzoncillos.The students started to laugh at the teacher because they could see his underwear.
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mofarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (general)
a. to scoff
mofarse deto mock
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mofar
intransitive verb
to mock; scoff; sneer
pronominal verb
mofarse
mofarse de algo/algn to mock sth/sb; scoff at sth/sb; sneer at sth/sb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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