- 1Irritating inconvenience: the hassle of losing a high security key traveling can be a hassleMore example sentences
- ‘It's caused a lot of inconvenience and hassle but it's not going to affect our business,’ he said.
- I've talked one-on-one with quite a few customers, so I know this caused some of you considerable hassle and inconvenience.
- Couples can resolve the problems of divorcing without becoming involved in the stress, hassle and financial cost of a court settlement.
- 1.1Deliberate harassment: if they give you any hassle, just tell them it’s for meMore example sentences
- We have to pick our way to sanity through a cacophony of pressure and hassle which are not the product of any one moment in time but of the times in which we live.
- But misunderstandings and mistrust do exist, and some have resulted in hassle and harassment.
- After it was discovered that I was a Christian, I was subjected to hassle and harassment on a daily basis and management would not do anything about it.
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- Harass; pester: squeegee men who hassle drivers for change at stoplightsMore example sentences
harass, pester, nag, keep on at, badger, hound, harry, bother, torment, plague• informal bug, give someone a hard time, get on someone's case, breathe down someone's neckharried, frayed, flustered; beleaguered, hounded, plagued, bothered, beset, tormented; under pressure• informal up against it, hot and bothered
- Sure they were bothered by the state police and hassled by the communist militia, but that just spiced up the spirit of adventure.
- My dad is hassling me because I never return his calls.
- I'll just keep calling you and hassling you until you do…