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dun (someone) for (something)

To nag or bother someone to pay money owed. Don't answer the phone—creditors keep dunning me for money that I just don't have right now.
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dun someone for something

to harass someone to pay a bill or deliver something. If you don't pay the bill, they will dun you for it day and night. My job is to dun people for payment of their bills.
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Dunning also leveraged this authoritarian control to gain favorable treatment for himself and his businesses for loans, interest payments, transfers among accounts and other expenditures.
Dunning added the operators of the two firms were looking for a succession plan for when they eventually retire.
During the trial, Dunning had admitted responsibility for Ms Kirton's death, saying: "It's my fault but I didn't mean to do it.
Dunning admits the party went on into the early hours but insists she did not drink much and the only contact she had with the boy was when he helped remove broken glass from her foot.
Aware of the significance of their soft-core film, Link and Dunning played off of the Quiet Revolution heavily in the advertising, and suggested that Valerie was symbolic of a Quebec that was prostituting her natural goods to the rest of Canada.
From October 2008 to October 2011, Dunning was president/CEO of the Birmingham Financial Federal Credit Union.
Dunning, a father-of-two, said: "It's my fault but I didn't mean to do it.
It's been amazing to see how the families take advantage of (the program),'' Dunning said.
She proudly dressed each one of her five children in it when their turn came, including Nana Jean Dunning who inherited the gown.
Glen Dunning accepted the position of director and corporate secretary effective April 1, 2000.
The Dunning award, named for former APhA leader and pharmaceutical industry executive Henry Armitt Brown Dunning, was established in 1983 to recognize exemplary contributions to the practice of pharmacy by a pharmaceutical manufacturer or provider of support products and services.
Small Business Administration honors Hands of the Hills small business owner Duangporn Dunning and husband Steve for their contributions to the Clinton-Gore administration's Welfare-to-Work Initiative.
Dunning replaces Stephanie Noble, who is retiring effective December 31, 1998.
Dunning, and Nexell President and Chief Executive Officer L.