see go to the trouble (bother); hot and bothered.
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He hasn't bothered to visit Iguala, the place where the students were abducted and killed.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The speculation that the next Bond might be black has Rushbo all hot and bothered.
Nobody bothered to tell Mister Ham about it until the following August.
And he scarcely bothered to hide his chief ambition: to lead his country as prime minister.
“We are still very girly,” Jolly said, who is not bothered by the traditionally feminine nature of the trucks they drive.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I don't suppose Weston would bother spreading the tails out when he sat down.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Sangree bothered her with no special attentions, and after all they were very little together.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Great tracts of land in this part of the State are out of date, and more bother than they are worth, anywhere.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton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