badger
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badger(
bah
-
juhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el tejón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A badger crossed the trail in front of us while we were walking through the woods.Un tejón cruzó el sendero en frente de nosotros mientras caminábamos por el bosque.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to pester)
a. acosar
Badgering me is not going to make me want to help you.Con acosarme no vas a conseguir que te quiera ayudar.
b. fastidiar
The governor was badgered for hours about her involvement in the incident.A la gobernadora la fastidiaron por horas sobre su participación en el incidente.
c. dar la lata a
Josh says he only signed the agreement because they kept badgered him.Dice Josh que solo firmó el acuerdo porque no dejaban de darle lata.
d. dar lata a
If you don't stop badgering me, I'm going to pound you one.Si no dejas de darme lata, te voy a dar un zape.
e. insistir
Elsa badgered her father until he enrolled her in gymnastics.Elsa le insistió a su papá hasta que por fin la inscribió en la gimnasia.
f. importunar
With this payment system, you no longer have to badger your clients to pay.Con este nuevo sistema de pago, ya no hay que importunar a los clientes para que te paguen.
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badger
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el tejón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (general)
a. acosar, importunar
to badger somebody into doing somethingdar la lata a alguien para que haga algo
she's always badgering me with questionssiempre me está acosando con preguntas
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badger [ˈbædʒəʳ]
noun
tejón (m)
transitive verb
acosar; atormentar;for para obtener
to badger sb into doing sth acosar a algn hasta que haga algo; stop badgering me! ¡deja ya de fastidiarme!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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