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persecute

US [ˈpɜrsˌɪkjut]
UK [ˈpɜː(r)sɪˌkjuːt]
  • v.(因种族、宗教或政治信仰)迫害;骚扰;打扰;为…找麻烦
  • Web困扰;欺凌逼迫;折磨
Simple Present:persecutes  Present Participle:persecuting  Past Tense:persecuted  
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v.
1.
~ sb (for sth)
(因种族、宗教或政治信仰)迫害,残害,压迫to treat sb in a cruel and unfair way, especially because of their race, religion or political beliefs
Throughout history, people have been persecuted for their religious beliefs.
人们因宗教信仰而受迫害的情况贯穿了整个历史。
persecuted minorities
被迫害的少数群体
2.
~ sb
骚扰;打扰;为…找麻烦to deliberately annoy sb all the time and make their life unpleasant
Why are the media persecuting him like this?
新闻媒体为什么总这样揪住他不放?

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