burlar

burlar
v.
1 to evade.
consiguió burlar a sus perseguidores she managed to outwit her pursuers
burla burlando (figurative) without anyone noticing
El ladrón burló la seguridad The thief evaded the security measures.
2 to trick, to put on.
Silvia burló a Ricardo Silvia tricked Richard.
3 to get by.
El auto burló a la policía The car got by the police.
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burlar
verbo transitivo
1 to deceive, trick
2 (eludir) to dodge, evade
verbo pronominal burlarse
1 to mock (de, -), make fun (de, of), laugh (de, at)
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verb
to deceive
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1. VT
1) (=engañar) [+ persona] to deceive, trick; [+ enemigo] to outwit; [+ vigilancia] to defeat; [+ bloqueo] to run
2) (=frustrar) [+ ambición, plan] to thwart, frustrate; [+ esperanzas] to ruin, frustrate
3) (=seducir) to seduce
4) * (=saber usar) to know how to use, be able to handle

ya burla la moto — she can handle the bike now *

2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <medidas de seguridad> to evade, get around

burlaron la vigilancia de la policía — they slipped past the police

b) <enemigo> to outwit
2.
burlarse v pron

burlarse de algo/alguien — to make fun of something/somebody

de mí no se burla nadie! — no-one makes fun of me!

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= mock, hoodwink, outwit, bilk, outfox, outsmart.
Nota: Literalmente significa "ser más listo que".
Ex. They laughed and screeched and mocked as long as I went on swearing.
Ex. In turn, a consequential effect is that reference librarians and scholars might end up getting hoodkwinked.
Ex. Two dangerous trysts are spied upon by a third and hostile party, whose presence is detected by the lovers who act in consort to outwit him.
Ex. With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
Ex. It also led to a continuing guerilla war between the authorities and caricaturists who sought to evade, outfox, or entirely defy them.
Ex. Smart and speedy start-ups blindside mature companies with their inventiveness then grow up into mature companies and are outsmarted in their turn.
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* burlar el sistema = beat + the system, game + the system.
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1.
verbo transitivo
a) <medidas de seguridad> to evade, get around

burlaron la vigilancia de la policía — they slipped past the police

b) <enemigo> to outwit
2.
burlarse v pron

burlarse de algo/alguien — to make fun of something/somebody

de mí no se burla nadie! — no-one makes fun of me!

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= mock, hoodwink, outwit, bilk, outfox, outsmart.
Nota: Literalmente significa "ser más listo que".

Ex: They laughed and screeched and mocked as long as I went on swearing.

Ex: In turn, a consequential effect is that reference librarians and scholars might end up getting hoodkwinked.
Ex: Two dangerous trysts are spied upon by a third and hostile party, whose presence is detected by the lovers who act in consort to outwit him.
Ex: With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
Ex: It also led to a continuing guerilla war between the authorities and caricaturists who sought to evade, outfox, or entirely defy them.
Ex: Smart and speedy start-ups blindside mature companies with their inventiveness then grow up into mature companies and are outsmarted in their turn.
* burlar el sistema = beat + the system, game + the system.

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burlar [A1 ]
vt
‹medidas de seguridad/control› to evade, get around
el barco se fugó burlando la vigilancia de la marina the boat escaped despite being under navy surveillance
burlarse
v pron
burlarse DE algo/algn to make fun OF sth/sb
¡de mí no se burla nadie! no-one makes fun of me!
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burlar (conjugate burlar) verbo transitivo
a)medidas de seguridadto evade, get around;

burlaron la vigilancia de la policía they slipped past the police

b)enemigoto outwit

burlarse verbo pronominal burlarse de algo/algn to make fun of sth/sb
burlar verbo transitivo
1 (engañar) to outwit
2 (esquivar) to evade
'burlar' also found in these entries:
English:
cheat
- outwit
- run
- out
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burlar
vt
[esquivar] to evade; [ley] to flout;
consiguió burlar a sus perseguidores she managed to outwit her pursuers;
el ladrón burló los sistemas de seguridad the thief found a way round the security systems;
Comp
burla burlando without anyone noticing
See also the pronominal verb burlarse
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burlar
I v/t
1 riesgo, dificultad get round
2 (engañar) trick, take in
II v/i mock
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burlar vt
engañar: to trick, to deceive
See also the reflexive verb burlarse
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burlar vb
1. (esquivar) to give the slip [pt. gave; pp. given]
el ladrón burló a la policía the thief gave the police the slip
2. (engañar) to trick
el vendedor burló a mi padre the salesman tricked my father

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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