be anxious ( about )
(cause to) be annoyed, anxious or upset
an uncomfortable feeling in the mind caused by a mixture of fear and uncertainty; anxiety
a person or thing that causes this feeling
"New York traffic is a constant concern"
"it's a major worry"
"his worry over the prospect of being fired"
"it is not work but worry that kills"
"he wanted to die and end his troubles"
"I worry about my job"
"I worry about my grades"
"I cannot sleep--my daughter's health is worrying me"
"I worry about the second Germanic consonant shift"
"the dog worried his bone"
"The old man worried his beads"
His chief worry was that he was unable to be of any further use.
Enough..to retire on free of financial worry.
出自： E. Welty
She would have found it..difficult to swallow anything that lunchtime, for she was sick with worry.
出自： C. Dexter
A dog who once takes to worry sheep never leaves off the habit.
出自： T. Medwin
He grew familiar with her hand, Squeez'd it, and worry'd it with ravenous kisses.
Look after yourself, my dear, and don't worry about me.
He worries over the least thing that goes wrong.
She's always worrying over stupid little things that don't really matter.
If there is a word you are not familiar with, do not waste too much time worrying about what it might mean.
He worried about how to make his living.
Don't be nervous about me. I'll worry along somehow.
I could see the dog in the garden, worrying at a bone.
Don't bother about it. I'll worry out the answer.
你别为这操心了,我会想出答案来的。 worry sth out of sb
The children worried the necessary permission out of their father.
误 They didn't have to worry for money.
正 They didn't have to worry about money.
析 表示“为…着急”或“为…发愁”,可以用worry about sth 的形式,这里的about不能用for代替。
误 She had a worrying look on her face.
正 She had a worried look on her face.
析 形容词worried具有被动意义, worrying具有主动意义, a worried look on her face是“她脸上焦虑的表情”的意思,即她的worried look是由别的事情引起的,所以用worried而不用worrying。
误 I'm worried where he is.
正 I'm worried about where he is.
析 be worried about后接宾语从句时,介词about不能省略。
误 She has a lot of worry.
正 She has a lot of worries.