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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Example sentences from the Web for 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
They should ask themselves instead how anyone as bored and aloof as Barack Obama could bother himself to hate anything.
Basically, they just stand around chain-smoking—why bother having faith in the future at this point?‘The Leftovers’ Review: A Fever Dream You Can’t Wake Up From|Andrew Romano|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They bother all these other students who have trouble focusing and are there to learn.
The bother and vexation arising from the pipe were very great during the campaigns of the late war.Smoking and Drinking|James Parton
Well, I'm sorry to bother you, but I think you'd better be confronted by your accomplice.Sylvia & Michael|Compton Mackenzie
Why she should bother her head about Trevanion now, I can't imagine.'Nevermore|Rolf Boldrewood
Oh, bother it, May, why will you harp on that insane prejudice of nationality?Aletta|Bertram Mitford
Ain't I only thinking of the rest of you when I bother myself about such a thing as grub?Motor Boat Boys Mississippi Cruise|Louis Arundel