noun plural -lies
- (thug, tyrant)matón, (-tona) (masculine, feminine)the class bully
bravucón, (-cona) (masculine, feminine)el matón or bravucón de la claseOraciones de ejemplo
- If we can all come together to make our parks safe, and we can all support zero tolerance in schools so that our children can enjoy a good education free from fear, intimidation and bullies, then we can surely do the same for our roads.
- Many coaches are professional bullies and intimidators.
- They have to worry about a lot more than bullies and bad influences outside the home.
transitive verb -lies, -lying, -lied
- 1 to bully somebody
intosomethingshe bullied him into doing itlo acosó hasta que lo hizoOraciones de ejemplo
- Once, he was bullied into crawling between the legs of one of them in public.
- A pregnant mother was spared a prison sentence after she was bullied into drug offences by her estranged partner.
- I feel that I was bullied into agreeing to take it and I don't think it's the right thing for me.
- 2(in an international or political context) matonear
- bully for you/him! [dated]¡bravo!Oraciones de ejemplo
- Yummy, bully for you!
- And I say bully for him.
- Bully for her, and bully for you if you have a similar situation.
- uncountable (British English) → bully beefOraciones de ejemplo
- She opened the back door only to see thrown down on the lawn an empty can of her bully beef and, to make matters worse, an empty tin of her cat's food!
- We had bacon too, bully beef, endless tea, and biscuits which were very hard.
- They climb over each other, snatching spaghetti, Irish stew and bully beef from the air and each other.
noun plural -lies
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