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British English: /ˈpɛstə/
American English: /ˈpɛstər/

Translation of pester in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (annoy)
    importunare (person, people) (with con) (for per)
    infastidire (horse, cow, person)
    to pester somebody to be allowed to do
    assillare qualcuno per ottenere il permesso di fare
    the children pestered us to let them stay up late
    i bambini ci hanno tormentato perché non volevano andare a letto presto
    to be pestered over the telephone
    essere disturbati al telefono
    stop pestering me!
    lasciami in pace!
    to pester the life out of somebody [informal]
    rompere le scatole a qualcuno

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