Tradução de "sheep-worriers"

Estava assistindo a um seriado britânico sem legenda em PT (pois não há tradução dele no Brasil) e de repente surgiu a seguinte frase: I'm watching 'sheep-worriers' contaminate my crime scene. O que quer dizer essa expressão?

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Avatar do usuário PPAULO 39165 6 32 684
Piggybacking on Lulopes answer and the site she informed:

Sheep are valuable assets and any harm to them harms a farmer’s livelihood. It is every dog’s instinct to chase, even if they are usually obedient and good with other animals. Chasing by dogs can do serious damage to sheep, even if the dog doesn’t catch them.

I'm watching 'sheep-worriers' contaminate my crime scene.


so it could be redone to:
I am watching some interfering idiot/spoiler/meddlesome contaminate my crime scene.
I'm watching amateur contaminate my crime scene.
I'm watching 'passers-by' contaminate my crime scene.
I'm watching nonprofessionals contaminate my crime scene.

etc etc...
Since, metaphorically the author of the line compares the meddlesome person spoiling his investigation by handling it improperly. Wether that worry comes from professional worry or "jealousy" (the ''this baby is mine'" attitude that plague many cops, doctors, teachers, and even around house.)
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Acredito que sua dúvida tem a ver com sheep worrying: "sheep worrying occurs when dogs chase sheep, injure them and/or kill them". Em outras palavras, é a perseguição de ovelhas por um cachorro. Então, sheep-worriers seria algo como perseguidor de ovelhas. Dependendo do contexto, uma outra tradução pode ser possível.

Pelo menos, essa explicação deve te ajudar a entender melhor.
Um abraço!

Fonte: http://www.nationalsheep.org.uk/dog-owners
Avatar do usuário Thomas 14280 7 58 282
I have a dirty mind and, therefore, interpreted the sentence quite differently. To my surprise, Urban Dictionary had the same general definition:
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sheep worrier (Urban Dictionary)

A male person, often of New Zealand birth, who, due to his propensity for copulating with sheep, causes said sheep to be concerned upon sight of said sheep violater. (sic)

Here comes that kiwi sheep worrier guy; look at those sheep run.

(In the USA I have heard "In Wyoming where the men are men and the sheep are worried" and "In Wyoming where the men are lonely and the sheep are worried."
Avatar do usuário PPAULO 39165 6 32 684
It´s a possibility! depending on what kind of the TV series (that is what I suppose it was the case).
In the case I had tought matches a detetive story, for instance. But then, one never says never!
Era uma série policial, PPAULO! " The Inspector Lynley Mysteries"

Thanks to you all.
Avatar do usuário PPAULO 39165 6 32 684
Then I think my interpretation given in the above answer applies. Thanks for letting us know, and Thomas for giving a new definition of the word.