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Significado de “fool” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "fool" - Diccionario Inglés

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foolnoun

uk   /fuːl/  us   /fuːl/
  • fool noun (PERSON)

B1 [C] a ​person who ​behaves in a ​silly way without ​thinking: [as form of address] You fool, you ​missedyourchance! He's a fool if he ​thinks she still ​loves him. He said he would ​pay me back and like a fool, I ​believed him. Ifelt like a fool when I ​dropped my ​phone in the ​toilet. [+ to infinitive] He's a fool tothink she still ​loves him.
make a fool of sb
B2 to ​trick someone or make someone ​appearstupid in some way
make a fool of yourself
B2 to do something that makes other ​peoplethink you are ​silly or not to be ​respected: I got a little ​drunk and made a fool of myself.
any fool
anyone: Any fool could ​tell that she was ​joking.
be no fool (also be nobody's fool)
to not be ​stupid or ​easilydeceived: I ​notice Ed didn't ​offer to ​pay for her - he's no fool.
more fool sb UK
said to ​mean that you ​think someone is being ​unwise: "I ​lent Rhoda £100 and she hasn't ​paid me back." "More fool you - you ​know what she's like!"

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[C] in the past, a ​person who was ​employed in the ​court of a ​king or ​queen to make the ​courtlaugh by ​tellingjokes and doing ​funny things
act/play the fool
to ​behave in a ​silly way, often ​intentionally to make ​peoplelaugh: Stop ​acting the fool, I'm ​trying to ​talk to you.
  • fool noun (SWEET DISH)

[C or U] UK a ​sweet, ​softfood made of ​crushedfruit, ​cream, and ​sugar: gooseberry fool

foolverb

uk   /fuːl/  us   /fuːl/
B2 [I or T] to ​trick someone: Don't be fooled by his ​appearance. She said she was doing it to ​help me, but I wasn't fooled. Tim was fooled intobelieving that he'd ​won a lot of ​money.
you could have fooled me! informal
used to ​tell someone that you do not ​believe what they have just said: "Really, I'm very ​happy." "You could have fooled me."

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fooladjective [before noun]

uk   /fuːl/  us   /fuːl/ mainly US informal
(Definition of fool from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "fool" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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foolnoun [C]

 us   /ful/
a ​person who ​behaves in a ​silly way, or someone who ​lacksjudgment: Crazy I may be, but I ​try not to be a fool. I ​know I’m making a fool of myself, but I can’t ​help it. They were ​dressed up like a ​bunch of fools.

fooladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ful/ not standard
silly or ​stupid: I made a ​damn fool ​mistake, but I’ll never do it again.

foolverb [I/T]

 us   /ful/
to ​trick or ​deceive someone: [T] She ​tries to fool ​people about her ​age by ​wearingheavy makeup and ​coloring her ​hair. [I] You don’t ​owe me a ​penny, I was only ​fooling (= ​joking).
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Traducciones de “fool”
en coreano 멍청이…
en árabe أَحمق…
in Malaysian bodoh…
en francés fou, folle…
en ruso дурак…
en chino (tradicionál) 人, 傻瓜,笨蛋,蠢人, (舊時宮廷裡的)弄臣,小丑…
en italiano sciocco, -a…
en turco aptal, budala…
en polaco głupiec…
en español tonto, imbécil…
in Vietnamese kẻ ngu đần…
en portugués idiota, bobo, -a…
in Thai คนโง่…
en alemán der Narr/die Närrin…
en catalán ximple, beneit, -a…
en japonés ばか者…
en chino (simplificado) 人, 傻瓜,笨蛋,蠢人, (旧时宫廷里的)弄臣,小丑…
in Indonesian orang bodoh…
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