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pester

['pestə] брит. / амер.

гл.

  1. докучать, надоедать, донимать, допекать

  2. заполнять, заполонять, наводнять, наполнять

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pester

['pestə]

v; разг.

приставать

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So you are going to pester me again?
— Опять торопите?
Mann, Thomas / The Magic MountainМанн, Томас / Волшебная гора
Волшебная гора
Манн, Томас
© 1924, S.Fischer Verlag AG, Berlin
© Перевод. В. Станевич, наследники, 2009
© Перевод. В. Курелла, наследники, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
The Magic Mountain
Mann, Thomas
© 1995 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Would you believe it, he used to pester us all in those days. 'Where are we going?' he would say. 'What are we thinking about?' That was about it, anyway.
Веришь ли, он тогда пристал ко всем нам, как лист: что, дескать, едим, об чем мыслим? - то есть почти так.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw YouthДостоевский, Фёдор / Подросток
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
At first he was afraid that she would worry him about religion, would talk about the gospel and pester him with books.
В начале каторги он думал, что она замучит его религией, будет заговаривать о Евангелии и навязывать ему книги.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
Apropos of her acquaintance with Fyodor Pavlovitch, she remarked curtly, "That's all nonsense, and was it my fault that he would pester me?"
Насчет знакомства своего с Федором Павловичем она резко заметила: "Всё пустяки, разве я виновата, что он ко мне привязался?"
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
I always hoped you would have sense enough not to pester me. . . .
Я всегда надеялась, что у вас хватит ума не надоедать...
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Besides, I'll pay them, so why do they pester me."
Впрочем я им заплачу, так чего же они пристают?"
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"Why do you keep pestering me? Why do you torment me?" said Smerdyakov, with a look of suffering.
-- Чего вы ко мне пристаете-с? Чего меня мучите? -- со страданием проговорил Смердяков.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"What are you pestering me for?" asked Emelyan, looking at him angrily.
- Да ты что пристал? - спросил Емельян, глядя на него тоже со злобой.
Чехов, А.П. / СтепьChekhov, A. / The steppe
The steppe
Chekhov, A.
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Степь
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1974
“But you can't imagine the intrigues that have been got up here. They have even been pestering our poor Praskovya Ivanovna, and what reason can they have for worrying her?
- Но вы не можете вообразить, какие здесь начались интриги! - они измучили даже нашу бедную Прасковью Ивановну - а ее-то уж по какой причине?
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"You used to be always pestering me to bring him, you'd some object, I suppose."
— Прежде-то зачем-нибудь приставала же ко мне: приведи да приведи его, имела же цель.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Another difficulty was that the people of the house too began to be uneasy; they grumbled, and kept pestering Sofya Matveyevna.
Очень худо было и то, что хозяева тоже стали беспокоиться, ворчали и приставали к Софье Матвеевне.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
At first she was only employed by him in connection with his taverns and in some other shady business, but now he has suddenly realised all she is and has gone wild about her. He keeps pestering her with his offers, not honourable ones, of course.
Прежде она ему тут только по делишкам каким-то темным да кабачным на жалованьи прислуживала, а теперь вдруг догадался и разглядел, остервенился, с предложениями лезет, не с честными конечно.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The brothers KaramazovДостоевский, Фёдор / Братья Карамазовы
Братья Карамазовы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
The brothers Karamazov
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
All the doctrines, the ideas, the systems with which Andrey Semyonovitch pestered him had no interest for him.
Собственно до всех этих учений, мыслей, систем (с которыми Андрей Семенович так на него и накинулся) ему никакого не было дела.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
As every one had seen all they wanted they went out without disputing, though Lyamshin began pestering the police captain about something.
Так как все уже нагляделись, то тотчас же без спору и вышли, хотя Лямшин и пристал было с чем-то к полицеймейстеру.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The possessedДостоевский, Фёдор / Бесы
Бесы
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
The possessed
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
She shook her head when I asked her what she’d found in Sarah’s desk at the gallery, and then pestered me with questions all the way to Belgravia.
Ронни отрицательно покачала головой на мой вопрос, нашла ли она что-нибудь у Сары в столе, но зато выжала из меня все соки своими вопросами, не прекращавшимися ни на секунду вплоть до самой Белгравии.
Laurie, Hugh / The Gun SellerЛори, Хью / Торговец пушками
Торговец пушками
Лори, Хью
© Александр Рахуба, перевод, 2009
© "Фантом Пресс", издание, 2009
© Hugh Laurie, The Gun Seller, 1996
The Gun Seller
Laurie, Hugh
© 1996 by Hugh Laurie

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pester1/4
'pestəVerbдокучать; надоедать; донимать; допекатьExamples

John pestered his parents with questions. — Джон докучал своим родителям вопросами.
She's been pestering the life out of me over the telephone. — Она изводит меня своими звонками.

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pester power
способность упросить родителей

Word forms

pester

verb
Basic forms
Pastpestered
Imperativepester
Present Participle (Participle I)pestering
Past Participle (Participle II)pestered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I pesterwe pester
you pesteryou pester
he/she/it pestersthey pester
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am pesteringwe are pestering
you are pesteringyou are pestering
he/she/it is pesteringthey are pestering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have pesteredwe have pestered
you have pesteredyou have pestered
he/she/it has pesteredthey have pestered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been pesteringwe have been pestering
you have been pesteringyou have been pestering
he/she/it has been pesteringthey have been pestering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I pesteredwe pestered
you pesteredyou pestered
he/she/it pesteredthey pestered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was pesteringwe were pestering
you were pesteringyou were pestering
he/she/it was pesteringthey were pestering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had pesteredwe had pestered
you had pesteredyou had pestered
he/she/it had pesteredthey had pestered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been pesteringwe had been pestering
you had been pesteringyou had been pestering
he/she/it had been pesteringthey had been pestering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will pesterwe shall/will pester
you will pesteryou will pester
he/she/it will pesterthey will pester
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be pesteringwe shall/will be pestering
you will be pesteringyou will be pestering
he/she/it will be pesteringthey will be pestering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have pesteredwe shall/will have pestered
you will have pesteredyou will have pestered
he/she/it will have pesteredthey will have pestered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been pesteringwe shall/will have been pestering
you will have been pesteringyou will have been pestering
he/she/it will have been pesteringthey will have been pestering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would pesterwe should/would pester
you would pesteryou would pester
he/she/it would pesterthey would pester
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be pesteringwe should/would be pestering
you would be pesteringyou would be pestering
he/she/it would be pesteringthey would be pestering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have pesteredwe should/would have pestered
you would have pesteredyou would have pestered
he/she/it would have pesteredthey would have pestered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been pesteringwe should/would have been pestering
you would have been pesteringyou would have been pestering
he/she/it would have been pesteringthey would have been pestering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am pesteredwe are pestered
you are pesteredyou are pestered
he/she/it is pesteredthey are pestered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being pesteredwe are being pestered
you are being pesteredyou are being pestered
he/she/it is being pesteredthey are being pestered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been pesteredwe have been pestered
you have been pesteredyou have been pestered
he/she/it has been pesteredthey have been pestered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was pesteredwe were pestered
you were pesteredyou were pestered
he/she/it was pesteredthey were pestered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being pesteredwe were being pestered
you were being pesteredyou were being pestered
he/she/it was being pesteredthey were being pestered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been pesteredwe had been pestered
you had been pesteredyou had been pestered
he/she/it had been pesteredthey had been pestered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be pesteredwe shall/will be pestered
you will be pesteredyou will be pestered
he/she/it will be pesteredthey will be pestered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been pesteredwe shall/will have been pestered
you will have been pesteredyou will have been pestered
he/she/it will have been pesteredthey will have been pestered