pestering


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See: vexatious
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There never was such a pestering bankrupt as that since the world began, I do believe
But to be stopped on the stairs, to be forced to listen to her trivial, irrelevant gossip, to pestering demands for payment, threats and complaints, and to rack his brains for excuses, to prevaricate, to lie--no, rather than that, he would creep down the stairs like a cat and slip out unseen.
The Chelsea manager was getting it in the neck last week for having the temerity to blank a fan who was pestering him for a photo.
Drunk Gary Bradley had already repeatedly bitten a man who tried to stop him pestering a 19-year-old girl.
Nile Ranger, who currently plays for League One club Swindon Town, has been accused by a court of attacking the woman after pestering her for weeks 'to be his girl'.
Random cold calling in the hope of finding eligible claimants should be seen as pestering and should be controlled or possibly banded altogether.
The office worker said: "When I was fat, I had men pestering me all the time but now I don't get a backward glance.
Before you go out to buy the phone, set out what you are willing to pay for credit each month so they won't come pestering you for more credit.
While on the one hand the number of child beggars pestering the people especially the shoppers in different markets.
Shortly afterwards he was telephoned by a delighted mother who had quit thanks to her children's pestering.
Summary: The widower of reality TV star Jade Goody raped a teenager after pestering her for a threesome after a night out, a court has been told.
How do I know the difference between encouraging him and pestering him?