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extorsionar

extorsionar(
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tohr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to blackmail)
a. to extort money from
El periodista tenía fotos comprometedoras de la actriz y las usó para extorsionarla.The journalist had compromising pictures of the actress and used them to extort money from her.
2. (to annoy)
a. to bother
Me extorsiona que no pude hacer nada para prevenir esa injusticia.It bothers me that I couldn't do anything to prevent that injustice.
b. to pester
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Las niñas me extorsionaron hasta que prometí llevarlas al zoológico.The girls pestered me until I promised to take them to the zoo.
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extorsionar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (law)
a. to extort
extorsionar
transitive verb
1 (usurpar) to extort money from
extorsionaron a un empresario they extorted money from a businessman
2 (molestar) to pester; bother
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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