verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [persona] to hound lo acosan sus acreedores his creditors are hounding him o/or are after him un compañero que la acosaba sexualmente a colleague who was sexually harassing her se ven acosados por el hambre y las enfermedades they are beset by hunger and disease me acosaron con preguntas sobre su paradero they plagued o/or bombarded me with questions regarding his whereabouts 1.2 [presa] to hound, pursue relentlessly
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