Significado de “foolish” - en el Diccionario Inglés

foolish en inglés británico

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foolishadjective

uk /ˈfuː.lɪʃ/ us /ˈfuː.lɪʃ/

B2 unwise, stupid, or not showing good judgment:

That was a rather foolish thing to do.
She was afraid that she would look foolish if she refused.
It was foolish of them to pay so much.

Más ejemplos

  • I felt very foolish standing there with only one shoe on.
  • You were very foolish to go out in a boat in weather like this.
  • It would be foolish to give up your job when you haven't got any other source of income.
  • I was foolish to buy such an expensive piece of equipment without checking that we really needed it.
  • He made a foolish bet with his brother and now he has to pay up.
foolishly
adverb uk /ˈfuː.lɪʃ.li/ us /ˈfuː.lɪʃ.li/

B2

Foolishly, I didn't write the phone number down.
foolishness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈfuː.lɪʃ.nəs/ us /ˈfuː.lɪʃ.nəs/

(Definición de foolish del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

foolish en inglés americano

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foolishadjective

us /ˈfu·lɪʃ/

stupid or unwise:

She was afraid that she would look foolish if she refused to go along with her friends.
It would be foolish of us to assume that everything will work out fine.
foolishly
adverb us /ˈfu·lɪʃ·li/

I would just like to know that my taxes are not being foolishly spent.
foolishness
noun [ U ] us /ˈfu·lɪʃ·nəs/

My father was not one to tolerate foolishness.

(Definición de foolish del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)