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be put upon

informal
phrasal verb with put uk   us   /pʊt/ verb (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put)
to be treated badly by someone who takes advantage of your wish to be helpful: I'm fed up with being put upon by my boss all the time.
Translations of “be put upon”
in Chinese (Traditional) 被利用,被人佔便宜…
in Chinese (Simplified) 被利用,被人占便宜…
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