Definition of can or can't take a joke in English:
Be able (or unable) to receive humorous remarks or tricks in the spirit in which they are intended: if you can’t take a joke, you should never have joined
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- I should have added that they can't take a joke either.
- The British like to imagine that they are easy-going and can take a joke while not taking matters too seriously.
- I love a girl who can take a joke, who's ready for anything.
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