English version

crack a joke

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcrack a jokecrack a jokeJOKEto tell a joke He kept cracking jokes about my appearance. crack
Examples from the Corpus
crack a jokeAnd he was clean and tidy now, and civil, and could even crack a joke.Maxie Carlo must've cracked a joke.Before tempers flared, Dutriz cracked a joke, and talk returned to the news.He was relaxed and cracking jokes, despite his ordeal.Mike and his robots maintain their sanity by cracking jokes during the movie.They crack jokes, laughing and shouting.When he cracks a joke or whatever he does in front of the class, he just turn round and laugh.We all cracked jokes over the intercom and talked about what we were going to do.I cracked jokes, told stories, performed little tricks with the silverware.
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