10
Nov
09

Узнал новое слово

bully   /b’ʊli/

  • bullies plural, 3rd person present;   bullying present participle;   bullied past tense, past participle
  • A bully is someone who uses their strength or power to hurt or frighten other people. N-COUNT
    • I fell victim to the office bully.
    • He’s a coward and a bully who confuses physical strength with manhood.
  • If someone bullies you, they use their strength or power to hurt or frighten you. VERB
    • I wasn’t going to let him bully me. V n
    • I asked her if she was bullied by the other children. V n
    • bullying N-UNCOUNT
      • …schoolchildren who were victims of bullying.
  • If someone bullies you into something, they make you do it by using force or threats. VERB
    • We think an attempt to bully them into submission would be counterproductive. V n + ‘into’
    • She used to bully me into doing my schoolwork. V n + ‘into’
    • The government says it will not be bullied by the press. ‘be’ V-ed Also V n

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