JOKE, KID, FOOL… AND MUCH MORE - Słówka Angielskie


Za nami 1 kwietnia. Dzień, w którym powiedzenie „hulaj dusza, piekła nie ma”, nabiera nieco innego znaczenia, jest to dzień niczym nieskrępowanego żartu, bezkarnego nabierania ludzi. Nawiązując do tego dnia, można pokusić się o poszerzenie naszego słownictwa o słowa i wyrażenia dotyczące „kłamstwa” czy też „żartu” ogólnie. Poniżej znajduje się garść takich właśnie słów i wyrażeń, które pomogą opisać różnego rodzaju sytuacje żartobliwe i nie tylko.

PHRASE/WORD

POLISH TRANSLATION

EXAMPLE

pull somebody's leg

nabierać (kogoś)


She told me that she is in love with me. She was just pulling my leg, wasn’t she?


Play a joke/trick/prank on someone

zrobić komuś dowcip

It’s April Fools’ Day. Let’s play a joke on someone!


Make fun of somebody


nabijać się z kogoś

Everyone was making fun of me because I was using Silesian dialect.


Poke fun at somebody


nabijać się z kogoś, wyśmiewać


It’s rude to poke fun at someone who is speaking with a Russian accent.

Have been had and was had; have been had

zrobiony w konia oszukany lub nabrany

I have been had by my boss! He was testifying against me.


Lead someone up the garden path


wprowadzić kogoś w maliny

I have been led down the garden path about the location of this building. It’s nowhere near the city center!


Be Taken in

nabity w butelkę


I was taken in by the seller! How could I know that this perfume isn’t authentic?


Have somebody on


nabrać kogoś

Are you trying to tell me that he is your new friend? You are having me on!


Prank

/præŋk/

psikus, figiel


He said that it was just a prank and we all breathed a sigh of relief.

Prankster

/præŋk stə(r)/

dowcipniś

Some young ‘pranksters’ have dyed my cat’s fur pink.


Tease

/tiːz/

dokuczać, kpić z kogoś


Hey c’mon we were only teasing you. We are sorry!


Joke

/dʒoʊk/

żartować


I met them in the park. They were laughing and joking about that situation.


Kid

/ kɪd /

żartować, nabierać kogoś

I am not kidding you. The Queen is in your room.


Fool

/fuːl/

oszukać, nabierać kogoś


She has been fooled into thinking that I am his sister.


Deceive

/dɪˈsiːv/

zwodzić, oszukiwać


My girlfriend deceived me into giving her all my savings.


Trick

/trɪk/


oszukać; nabrać; naciągnąć

They’d tricked me! I was the only one wearing a giant bunny costume.


Hoodwink /ˈhʊdwɪŋk/ 


oszukać

I was hoodwinked into believing his lies.


Hoax

/həʊks/


nabierać (na żart); robić (komuś) dowcip)

The call that they received turned out to be a hoax.


Dupe

/djuːp/

oszukiwać; nabierać



After few hours, I have realized that I was duped.


autor: Monika Klapczyńska