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risa / laugh
 
risa   -noun feminine   laugh
·el libro es una verdadera risa
·the book is a real laugh
·hubo risas
·there was laughter
. [causar] risa a somebody, someone   formal usage   to make somebody laugh
. [dar] risa
·daba risa la manera en que lo explicaba
·it was so funny the way he told it
·me dio la risa
·I got (a fit of) the giggles
. [de] risa
·no es cosa de risa
·it'noun no laughing matter
·le pagan un sueldo de risa
·they pay him a pittance,   what they pay him is a joke
. [entrarle] a somebody, someone la risa
·me entró la risa
·I got (a fit of) the giggles
. [mover] o [provocar] a somebody, someone a risa   formal usage   to make somebody laugh
. [¡qué] risa!
·¡qué risa! ¿cómo se llama este humorista?
·he'noun hilarious oneself funny! what'noun that comedian'noun name again?
·¡qué risa, casi se cae de culo!
·what a laugh o it was so funny o it was such a laugh, she nearly fell on her backside!
. [soltar] la risa =   to burst out laughing
. [tomarse] algo a risa =   to treat something as a joke
·no te tomes a risa todo lo que te digo
·don't treat everything I tell you as a joke
. ahogarse de risa   to fall about laughing
. caerse de risa   to fall about laughing
. descoserse o desternillarse de (la) risa   to split one'noun sides laughing,   laugh one'noun head off
. morirse de risa   to die laughing,   kill o.noun. laughing
. mondarse de risa   to split one'noun sides laughing,   laugh one'noun head off
. muerto de risa
·estaba muerto de risa con la película
·he was killing himself laughing at the film
. la bicicleta está muerta de risa en el garaje   the bike is gathering dust in the garage
. partirse o troncharse de risa   to split one'noun sides laughing,   laugh one'noun head off
·la risa va por barrios
·every dog has his day
·risa contagiosa   infectious laugh
·risa de conejo   false laugh,   affected laugh
·risa floja
·risa tonta
·me dio o entró la risa floja o tonta
·I got (a fit of) the giggles
·risas enlatadas   canned laughter singular
 
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