no es broma
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no es broma(
noh
 
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broh
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mah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (it's not meant as a joke)
a. it's not a joke
No es broma, hablo en serio.It's not a joke. I'm being serious.
b. it's no joke
No tenemos dinero suficiente para irnos de vacaciones. - ¿Qué me dices? - Sí, no es broma.We don't have enough money to go on vacation. - You don't say! - Yes, it's no joke.
c. no joke
No sé montar en bici. No es broma.I can't ride a bike. No joke.
d. I'm not joking
¿Por qué te ríes? No es broma.Why are you laughing? I'm not joking.
e. I'm not kidding
Me dijo que ella tenía mucho más talento que yo. - ¿En serio? - Sí, no es broma.She told me she was much more talented than I was. - Seriously? - Yes, I'm not kidding.
f. you're not joking
No es broma, ¿verdad? ¡Lo dices en serio!You're not joking, are you? You're being serious!
g. you're not kidding
Si no es broma, ¿por qué tienes esa sonrisa tonta en la cara?If you're not kidding, why do you have that silly smile on your face?
2. (it's a big deal)
a. it's no small thing
El médico le dijo que tiene una anemia muy fuerte. Así que no es broma.The doctor told him he has is a very bad anemia. So it's no small thing.
b. is no small thing
Un cáncer de pulmón no es broma.Lung cancer is no small thing.
c. it's no joke
Parece que están al borde de la bancarrota, así que no es broma.It seems they're on the verge of bankruptcy, so it's no joke.
d. is no joke
Tuvimos que pagar $2,000, que no es broma. - ¿Por el arreglo del carro? ¡No me lo puedo creer!We had to pay $2,000, which is no joke. - For having your car fixed? I can't believe it!
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