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    'I felt I was being put upon!'

    Hi all,

    I think this must mean, 'They were taking advantage of me!'. Is this expression commonly used in everyday English? Thanks.

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    Re: 'I felt I was being put upon!'

    It's not uncommon.

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    Re: 'I felt I was being put upon!'

    Note, Mehrgan, that it's inseparable.

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