There are 2 main translations of fool in Español

: fool1fool2

fool1

idiota, n.

Pronunciación: /fuːl//ful/

nombre

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    (stupid person)
    (masculine and feminine) idiota
    tonto masculino
    tonta femenino
    what a stupid fool he is! ¡qué idiota / imbécil es!
    • I was fool enough to believe him fui tan tonto / idiota que le creí
    • to make a fool of oneself hacer el ridículo
    • to make sb look a fool dejar a algn en ridículo
    • she made herself look an utter / absolute fool hizo un ridículo espantoso
    • if you don't believe me, then more fool you si no me crees, peor para ti
    • he's no / nobody's fool nadie le toma el pelo
    • not to suffer fools gladly tener muy poca paciencia con las estupideces de la gente
    • to act / play the fool hacer el payaso
    • to live in a fool's paradise vivir engañado
    • to send sb on a fool's errand mandar a algn a ver si llueve
    • a fool and his money are soon parted a los tontos no les dura el dinero
    • there's no fool like an old fool no hay peor tonto que un viejo tonto
    • fools rush in (where angels fear to tread) el necio es atrevido y el sabio comedido
    • That's a bad solution when taking out one fool will accomplish the same thing.
    • She was making me look like a fool in front of my family.
    • You're just an old-fashioned, close-minded fool who is stuck back in the dark ages!
    • The only reason big corporations want to open casinos is to part fools from their money.
    • Only fools ever think they can turn things around once it's over.
    • No doctor wants to appear a fool in front of his or her colleagues.
    • Your email, as any fool can see, verges on illiteracy and incoherence.
    • Dealing with drunken fools who don't know when to quit is the downside to any bar job.
    • Moussaoui may not have a fool for a client, but that decision may prove to be a foolish one.
    • Yes, I am a drooling, venal dishonest fool who is just lying because she's mean.
    • The biggest moment in life, I guess, is when I worked that out for myself, when I was about 14, which any fool can do.
    • We're all on a fool's errand, credit card in hand.
    • Hey, any fool can open his mouth and espouse a set of ideals, but few ever put them into practice.
    • After a while I got concerned that some fool would shoot it.
    • I wish that fool would just make himself disappear.
    • He didn't want to look a fool in front of his newest friend.
    • This black-robed fool can spout things like this in public, and nobody cares.
    • But when I look at the abundant flow of love and respect in my adult life, I know I'm no fool.
    • More than a necessary evil, it has become a mandatory fool's errand.
    • I will continue to not know such-and-such if I'm treated like an ignorant, unsophisticated fool.
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    (jester)
    bufón masculino
    • Samis are often stereotyped as the comical helpers of Santa Claus or, even more negatively, as drunken fools or jesters.
    • He, too, is an extension of More, both of his comic side in general and of his love of fools and clowns in particular, as reported by Erasmus.
    • In Twelfth Night, Feste plays the role of a humble clown employed by Olivia's father playing the licensed fool of their household.
    • So the emperor granted his request and decreed that one day in the year would be set aside for fools and jesters to rule.
    • Throughout the plays the resonant names of the great are subjected to comic metamorphoses in the mouths of his clowns and fools.

verbo transitivo

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    engañar
    who are you trying to fool? ¿a quién te crees que estás engañando?
    • you had me completely fooled me tenías absolutamente convencida
    • to fool sb into sth/ -ing
    • I fooled him into thinking that ... le hice creer que ...
    • she was fooled into giving us the key conseguimos engañarla para que nos diera la llave

verbo intransitivo

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  • 2

    (joke)
    bromear
    I was only fooling lo dije (/ hice etc. ) en broma

adjetivo

EEUU

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    tonto

There are 2 main translations of fool in Español

: fool1fool2

fool2

Pronunciación: /fuːl//ful/

nombre

Britanico

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    • A chickpea purée called fool is eaten at breakfast.
    • For dessert, we ordered the rhubarb and strawberry fool, with stem ginger ice cream.
    • Fruit fools, jellies, and ice creams were popular desserts.
    • I think I love the names of trifles, possets, fools and syllabubs more than I enjoy eating them.
    • Celebrate your first spotting with a crumble, then progress to the obligatory and unsurpassable gooseberry fool.
    • However, the milk content of this fool makes it rich in calcium, a vital bone-building nutrient, which means that it's quite healthy if eaten in moderation.
    • Use it trickled over ice-cream sundaes, on pancakes, or with the banana fool above.
    • You can also use rosemary flowers, lightly folded into fools and creams to be served with a warm cake or fruit tart.
    • The elderflower has a musky scent that really lifts the gooseberries - try adding it to gooseberry fool too.

    postre a base de puré de frutas y crema