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ba juh ring

  • n  the act of harassing someone
  • v  annoy persistently
  • v  persuade through constant efforts

  • We see her prowling the classroom, badgering her students with scathing rhetorical questions, pinwheeling her provocative thoughts on what, when she talked about it, really was the .
  • But don't start badgering your doctor for a statin prescription just yet.
  • We've got plenty of gurus, talk-show hosts and celebrity spokespeople badgering us to save energy, lose weight and live within our means, but we're still addicted to oil, junk food .
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  • KAHLER: Comparison shop when choosing a financial adviser
    You can spot comparison shoppers a few aisles away at any retail store. They are the ones carrying articles from Consumer Reports, badgering the salesperson with a million and one questions. People who manage money well are usually big fans of comparison shopping.
    June 30, 2013 - Rapid City Journal

  • Yōichi Wada in
    Pardon my seething contemptuous tone but ladies, you KNOW if you were pregnant and you felt you were expanding uncontrollably by the moment as a result and the worldwide media started badgering and harassing you for it, plastering you everywhere in... Lisa Marie Presley Reuters India Mar 7, 2008 7521 10805 badgering Sony first unveiled the PS3 as a mighty home electronics product. Then, after some badgering from game companies, it shifted the position of the console closer to a game machine," Square Enix President Yoichi Wada told reporters on Friday.
  • Sir Alex Ferguson in Guardian
    Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said: "I think with the thing that happened during the week with Ashley Cole there is a focus on dissent. We talk about dissent and I think that was dissent. He had been booked and kept badgering the referee....

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