mock

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mock(
mak
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to ridicule)
a. burlarse de
She laughed and mocked him as she ate the last of the apple pie.Se rió y se burló de él mientras se comía lo que quedaba de la tarta de manzana.
b. mofarse de
Someone was mocking you behind your back.Alguien se mofaba de ti a tus espaldas.
2. (to mimic for humor)
a. imitar
His older sister was mocking his high-pitched voice.Su hermana mayor imitaba su voz aguda.
3. (to thwart)
a. frustrar
The band of outlaws continues to mock the authorities.La banda de forajidos sigue frustrando a las autoridades.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (insincere)
a. fingido
"This is is going to be so fun," she said with mock enthusiasm."Esto va a ser muy divertido", dijo ella con entusiasmo fingido.
b. simulado
"Go on," he said with mock interest."Sigue", dijo con interés simulado.
5. (fake)
a. de imitación
That jacket is mock leather.Esa chaqueta es de piel de imitación.
6. (as practice)
a. de práctica
Today we're going to do a mock debate about three different topics.Hoy vamos a hacer un debate de práctica de tres temas diferentes.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
We did a mock trial in my social studies class.Hicimos un simulacro de juicio en la clase de estudios sociales.
Yesterday, the school conducted a mock evacuation drill.Ayer en la escuela se hizo un simulacro de evacuación.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
7. (ridicule)
a. el ridículo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
They made a mock of my efforts to clean the graffiti from the school walls.Pusieron en ridículo mis esfuerzos para limpiar el graffiti de las paredes de la escuela.
mocks
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
8.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(education) (United Kingdom)
a. exámenes de prueba
We've got mocks next week, and I've hardly studied.Tenemos exámenes de prueba la próxima semana y apenas he estudiado.
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mock
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. fingido(a), simulado(a)
mock battlesimulacro de batalla
2. (school) (United Kingdom)
a.
mock examinationexamen de prueba
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (ridicule)
a. burlarse de
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mock [mɒk]
transitive verb
(ridicule) mofarse de; burlarse de; (mimic) imitar; remedar
you shouldn't mock other people's beliefs no hay que mofarse or burlarse de las creencias de la gente
don't mock me don't mock the afflicted
intransitive verb
mofarse; burlarse
to mock at sth/sb mofarse de algo/algn; burlarse de algo/algn
adjective
(feigned) [+solemnity, terror] fingido; simulado; (imitation) [+leather, fur] de imitación
in mock despair fingiendo desesperación; in mock horror fingiendo estar horrorizado
noun
1
to make a mock of sth poner algo en ridículo
2 mocks (Britain) (Educ) exámenes (m) de prueba
You'll get the results of your mocks next Thursday.
modifier
mock battle (n) simulacro (m) (de batalla)
mock exam (n) examen (m) de prueba
mock orange (n) (Bot) jeringuilla (f); celinda (f)
mock trial (n) juicio (m) de prueba
mock turtle soup
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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