English to Samoan Meaning :: hector

Hector :
Hector
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Noun(1) (Greek mythology
Verb(1) be bossy towards

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(1) she doesn't hector us about giving up things(2) But commandeering my computer for an entire week in order to hector me into giving them more personal information is unconscionable.(3) In this situation, the solution to full trains is apparently to hector people not to get on; the solution to full platforms is to stop people getting down to the platform; the solution to crowded stations is to close the station.(4) These people form political groupings, accept positions in the Government or candidacies in the parties - both conceded in order to seduce us - and they hector us to take part in elections.(5) It continually baffles me why anyone with such an obvious interest in weblog usability would continually hector their poor readers with the kind of interminable prose that you do.(6) I am hectored by this stark materialist warning each time I start typing something to post when supposedly at work.(7) I was hectored for buying into such ÔÇÿconspiracy theories.ÔÇÖ(8) The treatment is well-judged, pointed but never hectoringly didactic, in a screenplay by the director's brother.(9) Far from hectoring us about the greenhouse effect, the work evokes a kind of polluted beauty - or beauty in pollution - akin to seeing a rainbow in a pool of oil.(10) But the guy continued hectoring me to watch more episodes so that I might become enlightened and see the error of my ways.(11) Like a blustering, hectoring aunt at a family gathering, he won't be missed by most.(12) His message - the persistence and evolving continuity of life - is hardly profound, yet it hectoringly pervades four volumes totalling over two thousand pages.(13) You can't believe how many young people dressed up as thistles or Proust hectored you in the streets.(14) Fair enough - if listening to him hectoring us about scarce resources and carbon emissions is what it takes to conserve the planet then it's a price worth paying.(15) He avoids moralising and hectoring his readers, going instead for strong uncomplicated identification with his leading character.(16) One can do a fair bit of damage energetically hectoring someone to speak them, but perhaps just as much damage by pretending they don't exist.
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1. bully ::
soonafai
2. intimidate ::
faʻamataʻu
3. browbeat ::
browbeat
4. harass ::
lutia
5. torment ::
faʻasāunoaga
6. plague ::
mala
7. coerce ::
faʻamālosi
8. strong-arm ::
lima-malosi
9. threaten ::
faʻamataʻu
10. menace ::
lamatia
11. bulldoze ::
bulldoze
Different Forms
hector, hectored, hectoring, hectors
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