French translation of practical joke
farce fto play a practical joke on sb
faire une farce à qn
Example Sentences Including 'practical joke'
`Must be a practical joke , although I can't imagine who would do such a thing.Miss Melville Regrets
You can't very well tell a mistress you have played a silly practical joke on her just to see how she will take it.Challenge for the Chalet School
Bauman raised the receiver to call upstairs -- and found himself the butt of a primitive practical joke.Stone City
Trends of 'practical joke'
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plaisanterie fto tell a joke
raconter une plaisanterieit's no joke (informal) (= no fun)
ce n'est pas drôleto go beyond a joke (British)
dépasser les bornesto make a joke of sth
tourner qch à la plaisanterie
- (also practical joke)
farce fto play a joke on sb
jouer un tour à qn,
faire une farce à
to be a joke
être une fumisterie
⇒ The decision was a joke.
La décision était une fumisterie.
⇒ I'm only joking.
Je plaisante.to joke about sth
plaisanter à propos de qchyou must be joking! or you've got to be joking! (informal)
vous voulez rire!
Example Sentences Including 'joke'
At first I thought it was a joke , or more precisely an act of revenge.SOMEBODY (2002)
In fact it was secretly less of a joke to me than it was to her.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
And the Cyrillic letters engraved upon his head just to underline the joke.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
Translation of practical joke from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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