verb (used with object), trou·bled, trou·bling.
verb (used without object), trou·bled, trou·bling.
- the violence and civil war in Ireland, 1920–22.
- the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in Northern Ireland, beginning in 1969.
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Given that, the charger has no trouble charging smartphones, tablets, or USB-C devices like the Nintendo Switch as quickly as possible, either.Grab a recommended 90W charger for your phone, Switch, and laptop for $43|Ars Staff|September 11, 2020|Ars Technica
Research has shown that kids who spend a lot of time on screens are more likely to have eye problems, weight problems and trouble with reading and language.Healthy screen time is one challenge of distance learning|Kathryn Hulick|September 11, 2020|Science News For Students
Using digital technology could help them not just give money away faster and more efficiently, it could also help them understand the state of the economy and adjust support measures to target the critical trouble spots.
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The Cupertino, California-based company’s system status screens were also slow to indicate any trouble.Apple’s App Store draws scrutiny in yet another country|Verne Kopytoff|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Freedom of speech, then, is sometimes not worth the trouble that comes with it.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The people who are involved in the violence, they figure out ways to remain here at all costs and continue causing trouble.
The Lion Air captain had left his rookie copilot to make the landing until he realized he was in trouble.Annoying Airport Delays Might Prevent You From Becoming the Next AirAsia 8501|Clive Irving|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
For years, Brooke even had trouble finding a publisher for his memoir, which was ultimately accepted by Rutgers University Press.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We are 80 percent Putin supporters today and tomorrow Khodorkovsky or Navalny might come to power and I will be in trouble.
With the management of these, however, the Earl of Pit Town did not trouble himself.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
But you are English, or you are American; and men of those countries never misunderstand a woman, even if she is in trouble.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Brethren are a help in the time of trouble, but mercy shall deliver more than they.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Tobacco requires a great deal of skill and trouble in the right management of it.
Liszt sometimes strikes wrong notes when he plays, but it does not trouble him in the least.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
British Dictionary definitions for trouble
- political unrest or public disturbances
- the Troubles political violence in Ireland during the 1920s or in Northern Ireland between the late 1960s and the late 1990s
Derived forms of troubletroubled, adjectivetroubler, noun
Word Origin for trouble
Idioms and Phrases with trouble
In addition to the idioms beginning with trouble
- trouble one's head with
- trouble someone for
- borrow trouble
- fish in troubled waters
- go to the trouble
- in trouble with
- pour oil on troubled waters