trouble one's head with

Also, trouble oneself about. Bother or worry about, as in Don't trouble your head with these details; I'll take care of it, or It seems to me that teachers should trouble themselves more about teaching and less about manners. The first term dates from the mid-1600s, the variant from the early 1500s.


Nearby words

  1. troubadour,
  2. troubadours,
  3. troubetzkoy,
  4. trouble,
  5. trouble man,
  6. trouble someone for,
  7. trouble spot,
  8. troubled,
  9. troubled waters,
  10. troublemaker

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