verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of bother
synonym study for bother
OTHER WORDS FROM botherun·both·ered, adjectiveun·both·er·ing, adjective
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How to use bother in a sentence
Musk says he wants to provide a “superintelligence layer” in the human brain to help protect us from artificial intelligence, and Zuckerberg reportedly wants users to upload their thoughts and emotions over the internet without the bother of typing.
I would go from being a charmingly eccentric bohemian to being a monstrously crass bother.
But if the goal is to not interact with people, why bother going to a bar in the first place?
A soldier asks all the men to come off the bus, but only half do, and he decides not to bother with rest.On the Bus: Ukraine’s Frontline Express Across the Battle Lines|Ted Phillips|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are no signs of any police—why would the traffic cops bother, there is no one to fine and demand bribes from?As the Key Battle Looms, a Report from Ukraine's Front Lines|Jamie Dettmer|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since there's a near infinite number of possible exercises, Amiigo doesn't bother trying to categorize them ahead of time.
As mildly irritating as David Tseng may be, he is not someone who troubles me enough to even bother with.
But I don't suppose Weston would bother spreading the tails out when he sat down.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Great tracts of land in this part of the State are out of date, and more bother than they are worth, anywhere.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Baroudi would probably never think of her as Englishmen thought of her, would never "bother about" her age.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
He ceased to bother his brain with Bascomb and his affairs, wrapping himself completely in the noble work of the roadster.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
And a drop of poteen is a wonderful thing to drive away the melancholy thoughts that haunt and bother so many of us.The Whale and the Grasshopper|Seumas O'Brien