Die Übersetzung von "besiege" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /bɪˈsiːdʒ/ us

to surround a place, especially with an army, to prevent people or supplies getting in or out

The town had been besieged for two months but still resisted the aggressors.

When someone is besieged, a lot of people surround them.

When the pop star tried to leave her hotel, she was besieged by waiting journalists and fans.

to make many requests or complaints about something

After showing the controversial documentary, the channel was besieged with phone calls from angry viewers.

(Die Übersetzung von "besiege" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)