Translation of burla in English:



  • 1.1 (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 o/or mocks her 1.2 (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 o/or he said it half joking, half serious 1.3 (atropello) el precio de las entradas es una burla al público they're robbing people o/or [familiar/colloquial] ripping people off 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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