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jest

US [dʒest]
UK [dʒest]
  • v.开玩笑;说笑话
  • n.笑话;玩笑;俏皮话;打趣
  • Web取笑;笑柄;嘲笑
Plural Form:jests  Present Participle:jesting  Past Tense:jested  
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n.
1.
笑话;俏皮话;打趣;玩笑something said or done to amuse people
IDM
The remark was made half in jest.
这话是半开玩笑说出的。
‘Many a true word is spoken in jest,’ thought Rosie(= people often say things as a joke that are actually true) .
“许多真话都是在玩笑中说出的。”罗西想。
in jest
开玩笑地;闹着玩as a joke
The remark was made half in jest.
这话是半开玩笑说出的。
‘Many a true word is spoken in jest,’ thought Rosie(= people often say things as a joke that are actually true) .
“许多真话都是在玩笑中说出的。”罗西想。
v.
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[i][t]
~ (about sth).+ speech
开玩笑;说笑话to say things that are not serious or true, especially in order to make sb laugh
Would I jest about such a thing?
这种事我会说着玩吗?

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