English to Catalan Meaning :: prey

Prey :
presa
presa - presapresapresadepredantpreses
 
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Noun(1) Animal hunted or caught for food(2) A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence(3) Target of attack
Verb(1) Prey on or hunt for

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(1) The enzymes and toxins in scorpion venom are used by the arachnid to paralyse its prey and digest its food.(2) He was easy prey for the two con men(3) The carnival regularly attracts armies of purse snatchers and pickpockets who find easy prey among the revellers.(4) People who prey on elderly women ought to be locked up forever.(5) A lot of youth are illiterate and unemployed and easy prey .(6) A scheme to take on cowboy builders who prey on elderly people was launched by Sutton and Cheam MP Paul Burstow last week.(7) Foxes as predators prey on lambs and chickens and kill native small marsupials and rodents.(8) Police have warned the public to be on their guard for two men posing as policemen who prey on elderly victims in their homes.(9) Real vampire bats prey on cattle and horses, take tiny quantities of blood and are dangerous only insofar as they sometimes carry bovine tuberculosis and rabies.(10) There wasn't much Joe enjoyed more than baiting his brothers and Adam, with his more volatile temper, was easy prey .(11) That makes them easy prey for insurance crooks who promise to recoup more than a policy is worth - for a fee - then disappear.(12) Spotted hyenas kill their own prey more often than they scavenge.(13) You've been waiting in the wings since 2001, but you haven't yet cemented your spot - does that prey on your mind?(14) The region's 70,000-strong student population is the largest in the country and criminals often see them as easy prey .(15) Think of a carnivore animal evolving powerful jaws to catch and kill its prey .(16) They deserve a lot of credit for the way they compete each week, knowing that most teams regard them as easy prey .
Related Words
(1) bird of prey ::
au de rapinya
(2) birds of prey ::
aus rapinyaires
(3) prey on ::
aprofitar-se de
(4) beast of prey ::
animal de presa
(5) easy prey ::
presa fàcil
(6) prey upon ::
s'aprofiten de
(7) fall prey ::
presa
(8) fall prey to ::
presa de
Synonyms
Noun
1. quarry ::
pedrera
2. victim ::
víctima
3. target ::
objectiu
Verb
4. raven ::
corb
5. feed ::
penso
Antonyms
1. Attacker
  
Different Forms
prey, preyed, preying, preys
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Trust me, Kripke will fall easy prey
to my psychological warfare. Observe.

Trust me, Kripke will fall easy PREY to my psychological warfare. Observe.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 12


The young prey on the old,

The young PREY on the old,

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10


We don\'t pray to them.
We prey on them.

We don't pray to them. We PREY on them.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 2


A land where the powerful
do not prey on the powerless.

A land where the powerful do not PREY on the powerless.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 1


...has fallen prey to the inexplicable need
for human contact...

...has fallen PREY to the inexplicable need for human contact...

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 12


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