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bother /ˈbɒðə $ ˈbɑːðər/ verb

دردسر دادن ، زحمت دادن ، مخل اسایش شدن ، نگران شدن ، جوش زدن و خودخوری کردن ، رنجش ، پریشانی ، مایه زحمت
- trouble, alarm, concern, disturb, harass, hassle (informal), inconvenience, pester, plague, worry
- trouble, difficulty, fuss, hassle (informal), inconvenience, irritation, nuisance, problem, worry
English Thesaurus: interrupt, butt in, cut somebody off/cut somebody short, heckle, chip in, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. bother1 S1 W3 /ˈbɒðə $ ˈbɑːðər/ verb
[Date: 1600-1700; Origin: Perhaps from Irish Gaelic bodhar 'deaf, bothered']

1. MAKE AN EFFORT [intransitive, transitive usually in questions and negatives] to make the effort to do something
(not) bother to do something
He didn’t bother to answer the question.
not bother about/with
He didn’t bother with a reply.
(not) bother doing something
Many young people didn’t bother voting.
don’t/didn’t/won’t etc bother
‘Do you want me to wait for you?’ ‘No, don’t bother.’
Why bother to go abroad, when there are so many nice places here?

2. WORRY [intransitive and transitive] to make someone feel slightly worried, upset, or concerned:
Being in a crowd really bothers me.
It was very noisy, but that didn’t bother me.
bother about especially British English:
I try not to bother about what other people think.
bother somebody that
It really bothered me that he’d forgotten my birthday.

3. ANNOY [intransitive and transitive] to annoy someone, especially by interrupting them when they are trying to do something:
Danny, don’t bother Ellen while she’s reading.
Would it bother you if I put on some music?
bother somebody about/with something
It didn’t seem worth bothering the doctor about.

4. somebody can’t/couldn’t be bothered (to do something) especially British English used to say that you do not want to make the effort to do something, or that you are not interested in doing something:
It was so hot I couldn’t be bothered to cook.
I should be revising, but I just can’t be bothered.

5. CAUSE PAIN [transitive] if a part of your body bothers you, it is slightly painful or uncomfortable:
My back’s been bothering me.

6. sorry to bother you spoken used as a very polite way of interrupting someone when you want their attention:
Sorry to bother you, but Mr. Grey is on the line.

7. FRIGHTEN [transitive] to upset or frighten someone by talking to them when they do not want to talk to you, trying to hurt them, touch them sexually etc:
Don’t worry – my dog won’t bother you.
If he starts bothering you, let me know.

8. not bother yourself/not bother your head to not spend time or effort on something, either because it is not important or because it is too difficult
not bother yourself/not bother your head with/about
Cliff didn’t want to bother himself with details.

9. bother it/them etc British English spoken old-fashioned used to express a sudden feeling of annoyance about something:
Oh bother it! The thread’s broken again!

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. bother2 noun

1. [uncountable] especially British English trouble or difficulty that has been caused by small problems and that usually only continues for a short time Synonym : trouble:
It’s an old car, but it’s never caused me any bother.
bother with
Joe’s been having a bit of bother with his back again.
‘Thanks for your help.’ ‘It was no bother (=used to emphasize that you were happy to help someone) at all.’
My mother hardly ever went to the bother of (=the effort of) making cakes.
Are you sure the station is on your way? I don’t want to give you any extra bother.
I should have phoned the shop first and saved myself the bother of going there.
something is more bother than it’s worth (=it is too difficult to be worth doing)

2. a bother especially British English a person or job that slightly annoys you by causing trouble or problems:
I hate to be a bother, but could you show me how the copier works?

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

III. bother3 interjection British English informal
used when you are slightly annoyed:
Oh bother! I forgot to phone Jean.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

VERB + BOTHER have I had a little bother finding your house.
cause, give sb Your little boy didn't give me any bother.
go to I wouldn't go to the bother of making the cakes myself.
put sb to I'd love to come and stay with you, but I don't want to put you to any bother.
save sb Getting a taxi will save you the bother of picking me up from the station.
PHRASES a bit/a little/a lot/a spot of bother He's in a spot of bother with the police.
no bother The children were no bother.
PREP. without any ~ We found the hotel without any bother.
~ to I don't mind looking after your dog?it's no bother to me.
~ with He's got a spot of bother with his eyes.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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