Spanish translation of 'pick on'
intransitive verb + preposition
- (= choose, single out)
⇒ I can't think why he picked on that wallpaper
no logro entender por qué escogió or eligió ese papel para la pared
⇒ they picked on me to go and tell him
me escogieron or eligieron a mí para que se lo dijera
⇒ why pick on me?
¿por qué yo (y no otro)?
- (informal, = harass)
meterse con (inf)
⇒ stop picking on me
deja de meterte conmigo (inf)
⇒ pick on someone your own size!
¡métete con alguien de tu tamaño! (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'pick on'
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He said: 'I was picked on for many years and I learned to tone down my personality.The Sun (2015)
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'pick on' in Other Languages
British English: pick on /pɪk ɒn/ VERB
If someone picks on you, they repeatedly criticize or attack you unfairly.
They were always picking on her.
- American English: pick on
- Arabic: يُسِئ ُمُعامَلةُ شَخْص
- Brazilian Portuguese: azucrinar
- Chinese: 作弄
- Croatian: uzeti na zub
- Czech: zasednout si na někoho
- Danish: hakke på
- Dutch: afgeven op
- European Spanish: meterse con
- Finnish: kohdella epäoikeudenmukaisesti
- French: s’en prendre à
- German: ärgern
- Greek: τα βάζω με κάποιον
- Italian: criticare
- Japanese: いじめる
- Korean: 괴롭히다
- Norwegian: hakke på
- Polish: dokuczyć
- European Portuguese: azucrinar
- Romanian: a necăji
- Russian: придираться
- Spanish: criticar
- Swedish: klanka ner på
- Thai: หาเรื่อง
- Turkish: takmak birine
- Ukrainian: чіплятися
- Vietnamese: trêu chọc
Translation of pick on from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary