- 1.1 (mofa) See examples: era objeto de las burlas de todostodos le hacen la burlahe was the butt of everyone's jokes1.2 (chanza, broma) See examples: lo dije en son de burlaeveryone makes fun of her o mocks herlo dijo entre burlas y verasI said it tongue in cheek1.3 (atropello) See examples: el precio de las entradas es una burla al públicohe said it only half in jest o he said it half joking, half seriousno le perdonaría esa burla a su confianzathey're robbing people o [familiar] ripping people off charging that much for the ticketsesto es una burla del reglamentoshe would not forgive him that betrayal of her trustthis makes a mockery of the regulations
- El gobierno de las mentiras y las burlas al pueblo.
- La pretendida burla a la decisión democrática es actitud descabellada.
- Dolores profundos y burlas a otros se vivieron en los distintos escenarios.
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