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pester

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpesterpes‧ter /ˈpestə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive, transitive]  ANNOYto annoy someone, especially by asking them many times to do somethingharass She’d been pestered by reporters for days.pester somebody for something I can’t even walk down the street without being continually pestered for money.pester somebody to do something The kids have been pestering me to buy them new trainers.see thesaurus at ask→ See Verb table
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pesterThe Anglish has lost most of the Yiddish meaning and refers basically to one who pesters beyond endurance.As some one who hates being pestered by incoming calls, I no longer see the point of a cellular phone.They trusted Ross and were not pestered by the Dallas office.Led by Gary Payton and his pestering defense, the Sonics will continue to stifle opponents.She used to pester her father until she got exactly what she wanted.One of the guys at work kept pestering her for a date, so she finally reported him.Helen was an idiot to let him pester her like this.For months its organizers had been pestering me to turn up.I can't get anything done if you keep pestering me.For the past several days, the warder said, jail authorities had been pestering the police to get more helpers ...The kids are always pestering us to take them to the beach.I know you finally told me about him to get rid of me, and here I am pestering you still.pester somebody for somethingShe says men are always pestering her for sex.
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Verb table
pester
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theypester
he, she, itpesters
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theypestered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave pestered
he, she, ithas pestered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad pestered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill pester
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have pestered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam pestering
he, she, itis pestering
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you, we, theyare pestering
Past
I, he, she, itwas pestering
you, we, theywere pestering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been pestering
he, she, ithas been pestering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been pestering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be pestering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been pestering
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