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English definition of “trouble”


noun [U] (INCONVENIENCE)    /ˈtrʌb.l̩/
B2 slight problems or effort : I didn't mean to cause you any trouble. "I'd love some more tea , if it isn't too much trouble." "Oh, it's no trouble at all." I don't want to put you to any trouble (= create any work for you). [+ to infinitive] If you took the trouble to listen to what I was saying, you'd know what I was talking about. They went to a lot of trouble (= made a lot of effort ) for their dinner party , but half the guests didn't bother to turn up. It's annoying , but I don't think I'll go to the trouble of mak ing an official complaint .Inconvenience
(Definition of trouble noun (INCONVENIENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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