put upon

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Englisch - Englisch
Imposed on, taken advantage of, used, taken for granted, or unappreciated

His toe hurt, he was heavy, he lacked his old explosiveness, he felt put upon by everyone.

Alternative form of put upon
If you are put-upon, you are treated badly by someone who takes advantage of your willingness to help them. Volunteers from all walks of life are feeling put upon. someone who feels put-upon thinks that other people are treating them unfairly by expecting them to do too much
of persons; taken advantage of; "after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used"
put upon

    Silbentrennung

    put up·on

    Türkische aussprache

    pût ıpän

    Synonyme

    victimize

    Aussprache

    /ˈpo͝ot əˈpän/ /ˈpʊt əˈpɑːn/

    Etymologie

    [ 'put ] (verb.) 12th century. Middle English putten; akin to Old English putung instigation, Middle Dutch poten to plant.

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