In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(mofa)era objeto de las burlas de todos — he was the butt of everyone's jokes
- todos le hacen la burla — everyone makes fun of her / mocks her
2(chanza, broma)lo dije en son de burla — I said it tongue in cheek
- lo dijo entre burlas y veras — he said it only half in jest / he said it half joking, half serious
3(atropello)el precio de las entradas es una burla al público — they're robbing people charging that much for the tickets
- no le perdonaría esa burla a su confianza — she would not forgive him that betrayal of her trust
- esto es una burla del reglamento — this makes a mockery of the regulations
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