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bluff

verb  /blʌf/ us  

bluff verb (TRICK)

to try to trick someone into believing something, esp. in order to get an advantage over that person: [I] The landlord claimed to have the right to raise his rent, but we believed he was bluffing and refused to pay it.

bluff

noun [C]  /blʌf/ us  

bluff noun [C] (CLIFF)

(used in many names of places) a cliff or steep slope, often above a river: Council Bluffs, Iowa

bluff noun [C] (TRICK)

an attempt to trick someone: The threat to go on strike was no bluff, the union leaders insisted.
Translations of “bluff”
in Spanish directo…
in French direct…
in German gutmütig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以假像欺騙,蒙,唬…
in Russian блефовать…
in Turkish blöf yapmak, ... mış gibi davranmak, böyle yaparak birini ikna etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 以假象欺骗,蒙,唬…
in Polish blefować…
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