(v.) = mock ; hoodwink ; outwit ; bilk ; outfox ; outsmart. Nota: Literalmente significa "ser más listo que". Ex: They laughed and screeched and mocked as long as I went on swearing. Ex: In turn, a consequential effect is that reference librarians and scholars might end up getting hoodkwinked. Ex: Two dangerous trysts are spied upon by a third and hostile party, whose presence is detected by the lovers who act in consort to outwit him. Ex: With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market. Ex: It also led to a continuing guerilla war between the authorities and caricaturists who sought to evade, outfox, or entirely defy them. Ex: Smart and speedy start-ups blindside mature companies with their inventiveness then grow up into mature companies and are outsmarted in their turn. ---- * burlar al sistema = play + the system ; abuse + the system. * burlar el sistema = beat + the system ; game + the system ; work + the system. * burlarse de = rag ; rib ; laugh at ; lampoon.