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

The meaning of "Bluff" in various phrases and sentences

Q: he called my bluff. ne anlama geliyor?
A: "Bluff" is terminology which I believe comes from poker. It's a term used when you don't have good cards, but you place a large bet anyways in hopes that everyone thinks you have strong cards.

Some people bluff all the time in life - they will brag about something they did being great in hopes that nobody actually checks whether or not that's true.

In poker, if somebody "calls your bluff", that means they matched your bet. Either they didn't believe you had good cards, or they think theirs are better. The same concept can be extended to real life.
Q: bluff ne anlama geliyor?
A: Gotcha! OK, a bluff is when you try to make your opponent think that you have something you don't have, or don't have something you do have.
The classic example is playing poker where you don't want your opponents to know that you have an exceptional hand, so that they will keep increasing the money in the pot.
Or sometimes that you have a lousy hand and you want your opponents to fold, giving you the pot.
Q: you call my bluff ne anlama geliyor?
A: Bluff is usually a lie, to call a bluff means that someone found out you were telling a lie
Q: "She called my bluff big time." ne anlama geliyor?
A: "Calling a bluff" means to catch someone in a lie. It comes from playing Poker, where "bluffing" is lying in order to win. :)

"She called my bluff big time" means that she caught him in a very big lie. :)
Q: bluff ne anlama geliyor?
A: Mentira, bulo, pretensión

Example sentences using "Bluff"

Q: bluff out of ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: You can’t bluff your way out of this situation - it means you have to sort out the situation honestly.

To bluff is to pretend something that is not true.
An example of a bluff is when you bet big in a card game to fool people into thinking you have a better hand than you do.
(verb)
Q: bluff ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: “He called my bluff.”
This refers to a person making a claim that isn’t true hoping the other person won’t pursue the issue further to find out the truth. When you “call someone’s bluff” you’re following through to make the person who made the false claim prove it rather than accept it.
Q: bluff ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Bluff- to lie

He told the bluff to my father, it was obvious he was lying.

Are you trying to bluff me?

What a bluff (when someone tells a lie or excuse)
Q: bluff one's way out of ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Essentially you are lying to get yourself out of a precarious situation. Typically "bluff" implies a lie that is not too serious. Some lies destroy lives, bluffs are usually not one of those lies. However, Bluff is often synonymous with Lie. So, all bluffs are lies, but not all lies are bluffs.

I got a terrible hand in my poker game last night that I had to bluff my way out of. (a hand in poker are your 5 cards. In poker you often pretend you have better cards in order to scare other players away from pursuing the money they first throw into the "pot" in the middle of the table)

My boss confronted me unexpectedly as soon as I arrived late to work this morning. That was a stressful confrontation I had to bluff my way out of.

I was bluffing when I said I knew the answer to the problem in class. The teacher embarassed me when she asked me to come solve it in front of my peers.

When I got caught coming home past my curfew, I had to bluff my way out of getting grounded.

Please let me know if I can help in any other way. 🤗
Q: bluff ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Yes, to bluff is to deceive someone.

Synonyms of "Bluff" and their differences

Q: You're trying to call my bluff, ve You're trying to call what I said a bluff, arasındaki fark nedir?
A: You’re trying to call my bluff
You’re trying to call what I said a bluff. (It just sounds unnatural)

To call someone’s bluff means that you are pointing out that/identifying that they are bluffing. For example in cards, say you are playing “bullshit” where you lay down upside down the card you’re supposed to have. Then it is up to the rest of the group to either call your bluff (tell you that you are lying) by saying the key phrase “bullshit” or to not call any bluff and continue on in the game.

A bluff is like a lie you tell and try to convince other people it’s true. It’s not used simply with statements/facts. Like telling someone there is a spider on their shirt isn’t a bluff it’s just a lie/prank. Bluffing is typically used when you want to convince others through what you say and your mannerisms that you aren’t lying. It’s typically used in card games or when you want to convince someone that you will do something or that you are capable of something (almost like blackmail!). For example:

-I’ll drop your phone! I’m not bluffing, I’ll do it.
-I was just bluffing when I challenged you to a 1v1... I didn’t think you’d actually take me up on it 😅
Q: bluff ve bravado arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Bravado is a description of attitude. It connotes confidence and the willingness to express it openly.
A bluff is a lie (which can be by omission) for the purpose of fooling someone so one can benefit. It is a tactic in the game of poker. If you can make others believe you have the best hand they will fold and you will take the pot even if you don't have anything.
Q: bluff ve boast arasındaki fark nedir?
A: @sreep6501 bluff is a lie and boast is to brag
Q: bluff ve deceive arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Deceive has a more insidious connotation, like you are doing something really bad, and it is not necessarily lying. For example, you can be deceived by a fruit that looks really tasty but is actually poisonous.
Bluffing is like lying, but it can also be implicit, like "I can tell you're bluffing by your eyes."

Translations of "Bluff"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? bluff
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? bluff
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? bluff
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Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? bluff

Other questions about "Bluff"

Q: You don’t bluffing I don’t bluffing. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: I don't bluff.
You don't bluff.
He doesn't bluff.
I am not bluffing.
You are not bluffing.
He is not bluffing.
Q: We can't even bluff. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: It’s grammatically correct but I’m curious about how you would use it in context
Q: 'you delivered on my bluff' Is this sentence a metaphor? I can't understand how 'you delivered on my bluff'. or is this an idiom?
A: It is a little bit of an odd sentence, but not an idiom. A bluff is when you say that you will do something, like a threat, but then do not do it.
"If you come in my yard again, I will punch you", but you have no intention of punching him. It is a bluff.
"I have evidence that will put you in prison!" Response-"You have no evidence. You are bluffing."
I am not sure what your sentence fragment means, but perhaps I made a bluff to get someone else to do a certain thing, and that person believed me and did what I said. He delivered.
On the other hand, "I delivered on my bluff" means that I actually did what I said I would. It was not really a bluff because I delivered on it.
Q: In short, it was all his bluff !! bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: In short, he was bluffing!

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