- act dumb
- v.actuar tontamente, hacerse el tonto, hacerse el idiota, hacerse el inocente.
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act dumb — play/act dumb phrase to pretend to not know or not understand something Don’t play dumb with me – I know you took the money. Thesaurus: to pretend something is not happening or is not the casesynonym Main entry: dumb … Useful english dictionary
dumb — adj. 1 unable to speak VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, be struck ▪ They were struck dumb with amazement. PREPOSITION ▪ with … Collocations dictionary
dumb — I UK [dʌm] / US adjective Word forms dumb : adjective dumb comparative dumber superlative dumbest 1) informal stupid She s so dumb she can t even figure out her answering machine. You gave him your phone number? That was a dumb thing to do. 2) a) … English dictionary
dumb — dumb1 [ dʌm ] adjective * 1. ) INFORMAL stupid: She s so dumb she can t even figure out her answering machine. You gave him your phone number? That was a dumb thing to do. a ) play/act dumb to pretend to not know or understand something: Don t… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
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Dumb down — 1. act dumber than one is: She deliberately dumbed down because she didn t want to seem a smart arse ; 2. amend for a less intellectual audience: to dumb down a speech ; 3. make (a country) less intellectual by discouraging intellectualism,… … Dictionary of Australian slang
dumb down — Australian Slang 1. act dumber than one is: She deliberately dumbed down because she didn t want to seem a smart arse ; 2. amend for a less intellectual audience: to dumb down a speech ; 3. make (a country) less intellectual by discouraging… … English dialects glossary