pestering


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The widower of reality TV star Jade Goody raped a shy teenager after pestering her for a threesome after a night out, a court has been told.
LINDA SAYS The difference between encouraging him and pestering him is probably in making sure that you praise him for the work he does and letting him know that he's a clever boy.
He was previously convicted for his actions towards three other women, with a similar pattern of "pestering, texting afterwards with some threats against them and himself".
Sentencing them, Recorder John Aucott said: "Robberies are all too easy to conduct and they cause fear, and in this case the pestering and bullying went on for some time."
Now she won't leave me alone, pestering with raunchy texts, begging for another session.
"They've been pestering us to have a go at playing cricket so we arranged for the cricket development officer for the North to come in.
In a bid for scientific respectability, however, these pestering parasites may have yielded provocative new genetic insights into human evolution.
TEI's goal is to maximize the number of responses while minimizing the pestering of members who had already responded.
However, I'm sure that did not stop her from pestering the next poor soul who came along on his crutches.
Women found adapting to a new life spent at home most difficult, with children pestering them during "office hours" and partners expecting their dinner on the table at the end of the day "because Mum's been at home all day".
By continually pestering the British government for over a year, the author wrangled access to previously unavailable letters and personal papers, including a manuscript that had been embargoed until well into the 21st century.
Married Doyle admitted pestering the 35-year-old after being quizzed by the college principal.
The first was a general question relating to the unpleasant aspects of shopping and outlined seven possible responses including "children pestering parents".
But instead, she keeps returning and pestering state officials to inspect the plant.
And he thinks he knows why Marx once said, "Je ne suis pas un Marxiste": There was this young German hero-worshipper who kept pestering the Great Man - organizing Karl Marx Clubs and such.