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English definition of “worry”


verb [I/T]    /ˈwɜr·i, ˈwʌr·i/
to think about problems or unpleasant things that make you anxious, or to make someone feel anxious: [I] If you get a monthly train ticket, you won’t have to worry about buying a ticket every day. [I] My mother always worries about me when I don’t come home by midnight. [I] "Will you be all right walking home?" "Don’t worry – I’ll be fine." [+ that clause] She worried that she might not be able to find another job. [T] A lot of things worried him about his roommate. worry    /ˈwɜr·i, ˈwʌr·i/ noun [C/U] [C] Fortunately, right now we don’t have any worries about money.
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