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bi seej

  • v  surround so as to force to give up
    The Turks besieged Vienna
  • v  cause to feel distressed or worried
    She was besieged by so many problems that she got discouraged
  • v  harass, as with questions or requests
    The press photographers besieged the movie star

  • The palms now grow wild and untended on the riverbanks and in the villages we pass, the people dress in rags, hawk smoked blackfish and bushmeat, and besiege us with requests for .
  • Meanwhile, the rebels continue to besiege the cities and to bomb markets, prisons and police stations.
  • Believers besiege the offices of magazines that run negative articles about disillusioned ex-members.

  • Nouri al-Maliki in International Herald Tribune
    They were intending to besiege Baghdad and control it,al-Maliki said. "But thanks to the will of the tribes, security forces, army and all Iraqis, we defeated them."
  • Asif Ali Zardari in
    We are not afraid of them. We will besiege the polling stations till the election results are announced in the presence of the party's polling agents,Zardari told the cheering crowd from behind a bulletproof screen.
  • Khaled Mashaal in Sify
    We can understand that Israel and America are persecuting us, and seeking ways to besiege and starve us, but what about the sons of our people who are plotting against us, who are following a studied plan to make us fail,Mashaal said from his...

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