(n.) = mite ; parasite. Ex: The diseases and infestations caused by mites, lice, bed bugs, fleas, and ticks are discussed. Ex: However, dormant non-infective parasites can remain in the infected individual for life. ---- * como parásito = parasitically. * en forma de parásito = parasitically. * infección de parásitos = parasitisation [parasitization, -USA]. * parásito del hombre = human parasite. * parásito del libro = book insect. * parásito humano = human parasite. (n.) = hanger-on ; scrounger ; parasite ; freeloader ; free rider ; freebooter ; ligger. Nota: Persona que se beneficia de un actividad de un individuo o grupo sin contribuir a él. Ex: Reference librarians must have the capability of kindly and tactfully disentangling themselves from hangers-on who would monopolize their time, to the detriment of others. Ex: Consequently, claimants became disillusioned and, if they complained, were dismissed scroungers who were never satisfied. Ex: I have nothing against Aussies but I do have something against parasites who steal off someone else's ideas . Ex: Cultural differences in attitudes towards punishing freeloaders and do-gooders have massive impacts on levels of cooperative behaviour. Ex: Free riders are those who use the information provided by others without contributing evaluations of their own. Ex: I recognise that there are many social issues domestically and that measures should be taken to reduce the number of freebooters in society. Ex: Of course they couldn't possibly come down on the lazy liggers of society -- they will come down hard on the people that really need financial help. ---- * parásito de la sociedad = parasite ; social parasite ; leech on society ; parasite of society. * parásito social = parasite ; social parasite.