Dutch English Dictionary

Nederlands, Vlaams - English

pesten in English:

1. pick on

One of my school mates used to pick on me but I didn't care about that.
Please don't pick on me because I'm small!

English word "pesten"(pick on) occurs in sets:

Unit 2 studyboxes 1 and 2

2. bullying

That big boy is bullying the little children.
She brooded over the bullying done to her.
In junior high and high schools, they say insidious forms of bullying are on the rise.
Students are encouraged to tell someone about any incidents of bullying.
It has taken you eight and a half years of bullying, of lying, of ignoring democratic referendums.
It was bullying.
It is not acceptable for women to be subjected to bullying and physical or psychological violence on a daily basis.
Suicides of high school students as a result of bullying continued one after another.

English word "pesten"(bullying) occurs in sets:

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3. to bully

English word "pesten"(to bully) occurs in sets:

26. Behaviour (3)