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pester

Pronunciation: /ˈpestər; ˈpestə(r)/

Translation of pester in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • molestar stop pestering me! ¡no me molestes más!, ¡deja ya de dar la lata! [colloquial/familiar] is this man pestering you? ¿la está molestando este señor? he pesters me with questions me acosa con preguntasto pester sb for sth/to + infinitive/infinitivo he keeps pestering me for an ice-cream no hace más que darme la lata para que le compre un helado [colloquial/familiar] I hate having to pester you to do it no me gusta nada tener que estarte encima para que lo hagas
    Example sentences
    • Unscrupulous companies will instead pester you with annoying phone calls or unannounced visits.
    • Most of the popular girls from my school constantly pestered me for a picture of him, but I never gave them anything.
    • The more she pesters him with emotional calls, the more irritated he becomes.

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