HyperDic: play_a_joke_on

English > 2 senses of the expression play a joke on:
VERBsocialplay a joke on, hoax, pull someone's legsubject to a playful hoax or joke
socialplay a joke on, flim-flam, play tricks, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick ondeceive somebody
English > play a joke on: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningsubject to a playful hoax or joke.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymshoax, pull someone's leg
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishgastar una broma
English > play a joke on: 2 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningdeceive somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsflim-flam, play tricks, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on
Narrowersnookerfool or dupe
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishchasquear, dar un chasco, embaucar, engañar, engatusar, hacer bromas, jugar una broma
Catalanburlar, enganyar, entabanar, estafar

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