- [C]愚人,傻瓜 a person who is lacking in judgement or good sense
- vt. & vi. 愚弄,耍弄 make think sth that is not true
- vt. & vi. 欺骗 cheat
- vi. 开玩笑 speak without serious intention; joke
a person who lacks good judgment
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
a professional clown employed to entertain a king or nobleman in the Middle Ages
make a fool or dupe of
spend frivolously and unwisely;
"Fritter away one's inheritance"
fool or hoax;
"The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"
"You can't fool me!"
indulge in horseplay;
"Enough horsing around--let's get back to work!"
"The bored children were fooling about"
- What a fool I was to believe he is a good man.
- I am a fool to have refused the job.
- He played the fool to entertain the king in that opera.
- He is trying to fool you,don't listen to him.
- Do not let him fool you with nonsense like that.
- He has fooled a lot of people into believing he is a rich man.
- She fooled the old man out of all his money.
- I was only fooling when I said I'd lost your keys.
- Don't be angry. We are just fooling.
- Stop fooling about with that knife or someone will get hurt.
- Stop fooling with her affections.
- That silly child never does anything; he just fools about all day long.
- I was meant to be working on Sunday, but I just fooled around all day.
- A fool may give a wise man counsel.
- The fool steered the boat into the harbour wall and broke the beams!
- Don't be such a fool!
- I wished Mummy wouldn't gush over Peter's little success at school; it makes him feel a fool in front of his friends.
- The manager is intolerant of fools.
- He is a chess-playing fool.
- She is a fool for candy.
- Some fool had left lawn-mower on the garden path, and in the dark I fell over it.
- What fool has put that wet paintbrush on my chair?
- The fool son of mine has smashed up his new car.
- He was only fooling.
- You know we were just fooling, that's all.
- John was always fooling during lessons.
- You're fooling me!
- What's the use of trying to fool me that way.
- This isn't gold; it's brass—you can't fool me.
- You can't fool me,I don't believe you.
- You can't fool her; she's much too clever for that.
- He can't fool her; she sees through him every time.
- You can't fool me any longer.
- Her disguise didn't fool anyone.
- Some old duck fooled them all!
- Every time I try to fool him, he looks through my tricks.
- He enjoyed matching his wits against hers, allowing her to think that she was fooling him, and turning the tables on him eventually.
- That old man is fooling himself.
- They fool me to the top of my bent.
- You certainly fooled the public in a masterly fashion.
- He felt that he had been deliberately fooled by that man.
- act the fool
装疯卖傻; 瞎胡闹 play the fool
- fool enough
傻得竟会… sb be so foolish that he or she has done sth
fool enough to-v
John was fool enough to admit something he had not done.
I was fool enough to do that.
- fool for one's pains
徒劳无功 sb whose help is rewarded by ingratitude
- fool that〔as〕 I am〔was〕
我真笨,我真傻 I was so foolish
- fool's errand
徒劳无益的差事 pointless task
- fool's paradise
虚幻的幸福 illusory happiness
- fools rush in
傻瓜总是胆大妄为 people taking action without thinking through the consequences
- make a fool of
愚弄,欺骗 make sb look foolish
- more fool you
你真傻 you behave foolishly
- nobody's fool
谁也骗不了谁 sb who does not lack common sense
- not suffer fools gladly
不能耐着性子与蠢人相处,对傻里傻气的人无耐心 be intolerant with people who lack common sense
- play for a fool
把…当成傻瓜 treat sb as if he or she were stupid
play sb for a fool
Stop this nonsense! Do you think you can play me for a fool?
- play the fool
逗人笑 behave in a foolish manner
- play the fool with
损坏,糟蹋 ruin; destroy
- fool about〔around〕 (v.+adv.)
胡闹; 无所事事 behave in a playful, childish and silly way
Stop fooling about.
You'll never amount to anything if you don't stop fooling around.
He fooled about all afternoon on the golf course.
They fooled around too much with minor details.
Stop fooling about and do something useful.
The teacher told the students not to fool about , but to get down to work.
She regretted fooling around all through college.
If you go to college, you must work, not fool around.
He spends so much time fooling around that he never accomplishes anything.
The boys fooled around all afternoon in the park.
He never does any work, he just fools about all along.
Where have you been fooling around?
I have never seen him fooling about on street corners.
The boy fell and broke his leg.That taught him but good not to fool around.
- fool around with (v.+adv.+prep.)
〈口〉与…鬼混; 搞不正当的男女关系 have an unwise sexual relationship with (sb)
fool around with sth
Don't fool around with the knife, you may cut yourself.
You shouldn't fool around with dangerous chemicals.
Don't fool around with fire.
Children should not be allowed to fool around with matches.
不要让孩子们玩火柴。fool around with sb
Marshall stopped fooling around with other girls when he met Jessica.
Don't fool around with another man's wife.
He's always fooling around with other men's wives.
- fool away (v.+adv.)
浪费 waste (money, time, etc.)
fool sth ⇔ away
I have fooled away all my money.
Jack fooled away his week's allowance in two days.
He fools away so much time on his stamp collection that he never gets anything done.
Don't fool away your time in public houses.
Don't fool away your time, there's a lot of work to be done.
He kept learning English while his brother was fooling away his time.
- fool into (v.+prep.)
骗(某人)做… cheat (sb) to do (sth)
fool sb into sth/v-ing
You are not going to fool me into such a deed.
He fooled me into doing the job.
He fooled a boy into doing a dangerous thing.
The girl fooled him into believing her.
He's fooled a lot of people into believing he's a rich man.
I was fooled into thinking that she loved me.
Do not be fooled into thinking that he is an honest man.
- fool out of( v.+adv.+prep. )
骗取 cheat (one's property)
fool sb out of sth
She fooled the old man out of all his money.
He fooled the boy out of his money.
The beautiful young lady fooled the rich young man out of all his property.
- fool with( v.+prep. )
〈非正〉摆弄; 玩弄 not to treat sth seriously
fool with sb/sth
You shouldn't fool with a dog when he is eating.
If you go on fooling with that knife, there'll be an accident.
Don't fool with that gun.It's dangerous.
It's cruel to fool with other's emotions.
Guns are not to be fooled with.
枪是不能瞎摆弄的。fool sb with sth
She cannot fool me with her crocodile's tears.
- act the fool 干蠢事,当傻瓜,扮丑角
- laugh at a fool 嘲笑傻子
- make a fool of sb 愚弄某人
- play the fool 干蠢事,扮丑角
- think sb a fool 认为某人是傻瓜
- big fool 大傻瓜
- complete fool 十足的大傻瓜
- natural fool 天生的傻瓜
- perfect fool 彻头彻尾的傻瓜
- silly fool 愚蠢的家伙
- terrible fool 极愚蠢的人,大笨蛋
- total fool 地道的傻瓜
- April fool 在愚人节受愚弄的人
- a bit of fool 有点儿傻
- fool badly 上大当
- fool unfeelingly 无情地欺骗
- fool about 游荡,鬼混
- fool along 慢慢游荡
- fool around 游荡,鬼混
- fool around with a girl 调戏女孩
- fool around with matches 玩火柴
- fool away 浪费,虚掷
Fooles by lucky Throwing, oft win the Game.出自： T. Dekker
When first I met you..I thought you a fool To-day you have grown into an unmitigated ass.出自： Quiller
A fool and his money are soon parted. A fool at forty is a fool indeed. A fool may give a wise man counsel. There's no fool like an old fool. Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.出自：Proverbs
My heart is too much in earnest to be fooled with.出自： W. Wycherley
You and I..go fooling about with him, and get rusticated.出自： Thomas Hughes
- fool用作名词意思是“蠢人,呆子,傻瓜; 白痴; 莽汉”,是可数名词。
- fool的宾语常指人。宾语后接介词into表示“骗某人做某事”; 宾语后接复合介词out of表示“骗取某人的财物等”; 接副词away则表示“浪费(时间、金钱)”等。
- act the fool, act like a fool
- Stop acting the fool; it annoys me.
- Don't act like a fool.
- He is nobody's fool.
- He is no fool.
- He is prudent.
- He is not a fool.
- He is no fool.
- fool, cheat, deceive, delude, trick
- 1.在手段上, cheat是造假、作弊、做假动作; deceive是歪曲事实,隐瞒真相，耍两面派; delude则是指用虚伪的意见或信念欺骗。
- 2.在目的上, cheat指的是骗财、骗物、骗色,即为了谋取私利或占便宜而采取不诚实的手段进行欺骗; deceive是使人产生错误印象; delude则是使人产生错误的想法。
- 4.deceive用于被动语态的句子中或当deceive后面用反身代词时,常常强调“弄错了”的结果,不一定是有意识的欺骗; cheat则没有此用法。
误 It is very cruel of these boys to make a fool at that old man.
正 It is very cruel of these boys to make a fool of that old man.玛丽的同学们骗她说晚会将是一个化装舞会。
误 Mary's classmates made a fool her by telling her the party was to be a masquerade.
正 Mary's classmates made a fool of her by telling her the party was to be a masquerade.
析 “捉弄”“欺骗”“愚弄”英语可说make a fool of,其中的of不能用at代替。他被一个上门推销的人骗了。
误 He was made a fool by some door-to-door salesman.
正 He was made a fool of by some door-to-door salesman.我被告知受骗了。
误 I was told that I was being made a fool.
正 I was told that I was being made a fool of.我们都被那个调皮的孩子骗了。
误 We were all made fools by the mischievous child.
正 We were all made fools of by the mischievous child.
析 make a fool of从主动结构变为被动结构时,介词of不能省略。皇帝真够傻的,竟然相信那两个骗子。
误 The emperor was a fool enough to believe the two cheats.
正 The emperor was fool enough to believe the two cheats.
- ☆ 13世纪进入英语，直接源自古法语的fol，意为蠢人，疯子。