Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Fool"

The meaning of "Fool" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does fool around
mean?
A: fool around could mean playing around but in the south people use that term for having sex
ex She was fooling around with him
Q: What does A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him. mean?
A: It basically means there will always be someone more foolish than [him], who will admire [him] for being less foolish than them. Like someone following blindly another person.
Q: What does why fool around? mean?
A: to fool around means to waste time instead of doing what you have to do
Q: What does don't play the fool with me. mean?
A: @Burdock: It means, "don't pretend to "not know" something or "don't pretend to be stupid."
Q: What does did you cook any fools? mean?
A: By any chance is this from Hot Fuzz?

"Fools" is a real phrase to mean stupid people, or people you are dismissive of. I think "cook" is probably the character trying to talk tough and getting it wrong, but I think he means "did you kill anyone"

Example sentences using "Fool"

Q: Please show me example sentences with That fool of husband
The dark long tunnel of the road.
A: “That fool of a husband” and “The long dark tunnel of the road.” are phrases that are a little hard to understand out of context.

Please include the Korean versions too. A bilingual person can better help you. ☺️
Q: Please show me example sentences with 'fool around'.
A: This expression has difference ranges of meaning in American or British English. In America, it can have sexual connotations. ‘My girlfriend and I were fooling around on the couch when we heard her parents’ car pull up’. In Britain, it just means ‘acting foolishly for fun’. ‘The teacher told him to stop fooling around in class’.
Q: Please show me example sentences with fool around.
A: If you keep fooling around I will have to call the principal.
Q: Please show me example sentences with fool.
A: "You're such a fool"
"you can't fool me"
"Don't let yourself be fooled by - - - "
" stop fooling around"
"I made fool of myself"
Q: Please show me example sentences with "fool around".
A: Осторожно: это выражение также имеет сексуальное значение, что-то типа "скользнём в постель и там видно будет, куда ведёт."

Synonyms of "Fool" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between fool and clod and dummy ?
A: By definition, not much. I would use fool to describe someone who is wilfully performing an action that is not wise. I would call a person who said something not very intelligent a dummy. I don't hear clod much at all.
Q: What is the difference between he is no fool. and he is not a fool. ?
A: These two mean the same thing, but “He is no fool” is rarely used.

1) “He is no fool if he drinked it.”
2) “He is not a fool if he drinked it.”

These have the same meaning, but the second is more likely to be said.
Q: What is the difference between She is no fool. and She is not a fool. ?
A: She is no fool or she is not a fool means the same thing ( she is not a idiot/ dummy/ stupid girl)

She is not a fool has more words in it which makes it sound a little better than she is no fool.

You can say both of them it doesn't matter which one you use.

She is no fool is more hostile.

She is not a fool is calmer.
Q: What is the difference between fool and idiot and stupid ?
A: They all mostly mean the same thing. "Idiot" and "Stupid" are meaner than "fool".
Someone who makes bad decisions is a fool Someone who can't understand things is an idiot or stupid.
Q: What is the difference between fool and stupid and idiot and silly and absurd ?
A: Silly is more like "funny" but has the meaning of absurdity.

Translations of "Fool"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)?
I was made fool by my friends on April 1st.
is this sentence correct?
A: theres no of. just “i was made a fool by my friends on April 1st.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I'm not going to be made a fool.
(what's wrong with this sentence? should i change to~)
I'm not going to be made to be a fool.
or I'm not going to be made a fool of.
which one is correct??
A: This is weird, but the only thing wrong with your sentence is that it needs "of" at the end. "I'm not going to be made a fool of."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? full - fool
fell- fail
fool- fuel
fill- feel
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? A thousand fools come in one way.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? fool
A: to fool : to trick
fool, as a noun, is fine. or stupid. retarded is a little mean because it's a medical condition so most people don't use it nowadays.

Other questions about "Fool"

Q: is correct to say "you fool" or "you are fool"?
A: 'You fool' is correct but you can also say 'you are a fool' or 'you're a fool'.
Q: I was a fool who is anytime joking kidding without knowing your feeling does this sound natural?
A: "I was a fool who was always joking, kidding without knowing your feelings"

I think that is more natural
Q: エイプリルフールについての会話です。
「なにも今日じゃなくても、君はいつでも嘘をつけるじゃないか」
「なぜなら、君は“一年中馬鹿”だから」
を英語にするとどうなりますか?

“一年中馬鹿”はAprilfoolsにかけた皮肉にしたいのですが、“all-year fool”で意味は意図は通じるでしょうか?
A: 補足ありがとうございました!この場合だとWhy are you trying so hard to to fool someone today? You can do that any time. It's not "April fools" but "all-year fools" for you

はどうですか?最初の訳の方が皮肉がこもってますが↑の方が皮肉の意図がはっきりしてると思います
Q: He is the fool of fools! does this sound natural?
A: He is a fool among fools
Q: If I say fool
Although you say fool back
If I say that I love you
Will you say that I'm sorry back? does this sound natural?
A: Hmmm.... This doesn't seem to make sense to me.
I'm not sure what you are trying to convey exactly.

Here is my best guess.

"If I say fool,
Will you say fool back?
If I say that I love you,
Will you say that "I'm sorry" back? " - ✔️

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