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.

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