give trouble to; cause inconvenience to oneself; trouble oneself
the anxiety caused by small matters and lasting a short time
fighting or public disorder
"he didn't want to make a fuss"
"they had labor trouble"
"a spot of bother"
"washing dishes was a nuisance before we got a dish washer"
"a bit of a bother"
"he's not a friend, he's an infliction"
"He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday"
"Don't bother, please"
"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"
"It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
"Sorry to trouble you, but..."
"Don't bother the professor while she is grading term papers"
"The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
One had better save oneself the bother of thinking too.
出自： J. Galsworthy
It's no bother. It's the 'short times' that are the bother.
出自： G. Greene.
It was a bother to cook anything.
出自： B. Pym
She never bothered about clothes.
You should keep your mind on the task, not bother about personal gains or losses.
你应该把心思放在工作上,不要患得患失。 bother sb/sth about sth
Don't bother your head about such matters.
Calen doesn't bother himself about such matters.
Why do you bother yourself about such trifles?
She never bothers herself about clothes.
她从不在穿着上费心思。 bother about sth
He never bothered about his breakfast and he'll eat what is left over.
他从不为他的早餐费事,剩什么他就吃什么。 bother about v-ing
You needn't bother about coming up; I'll look after him.
She didn't bother about feeding the baby.
Don't bother taking him to any more hospitals.
We never bother asking for anything from that boss.
He didn't bother looking up at her.
He has no time to bother with trifles.
Don't bother with the washing-up.
Don't bother with the letters; they are not urgent.
I don't think I'll bother with anything; I'll be dining out.
He told us not to bother with him.
他让我们别为他费心。 bother sb with sth
Don't bother me with little thing like that.
I can't bother him with my little affairs.
I am sorry I have bothered you with so many questions.
I can't be bothered with all those sorts of things.
Don't bother your father about it now.
Don't bother to answer this.
Don't bother about answering this.
I didn't have much bother (in) getting him to go with me.
误 I'm afraid I am causing you too many bothers.
正 I'm afraid I am causing you too much bother.
误 It is quite bother to us.
正 It is quite a bother to us.
析 bother作“麻烦”“困难”解时,是不可数名词; 作“令人烦恼的事物”“讨厌的人”解时,是单数可数名词。