asediar

asediar(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (military)
a. to lay siege to
Las tropas asediaron el poblado y doblegaron a sus habitantes.The troops laid siege to the village and forced the inhabitants to submit.
b. to besiege
Los enemigos estaban listos para asediar el castillo del rey.The enemies were ready to besiege the king's castle.
2. (to irritate)
a. to bother
La policía detuvo al hombre que asediaba a la actriz famosa.The police arrested the man who was bothering the famous actress.
b. to pester
Me harté de que el cliente me asediara con preguntas íntimas y lo eché del bar.I got sick and tired of the customer pestering me with intimate questions and I kicked him out of the bar.
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asediar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (military)
a. to lay siege to
2. (fig)
a. to pester, to badger
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
asediar
transitive verb
1 (Mil) to besiege; (Náutica) to blockade
2 (molestar) to bother; pester; [+amante] to chase; lay siege to (formal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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