prey on sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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prey on sb

phrasal verb with prey uk   us   /preɪ/ verb
to ​hurt or ​deceive a ​group of ​people, ​especiallypeople who are ​weak or can ​easily be ​hurt or ​deceived: He would ​attack at ​night, preying on ​lone women in ​theirtwenties or ​thirties. It's ​particularlycontemptible that these ​sort of ​peopleprey on the ​elderly.
(Definition of prey on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prey on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 伤害,欺骗,坑害(尤指弱势人群)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傷害,欺騙,坑害(尤指弱勢人群)…
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