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"troubled" in British English

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troubledadjective

uk   /ˈtrʌb.əld/ us   /ˈtrʌb.əld/
(Definition of troubled from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"troubled" in American English

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troubledadjective

us   /ˈtrʌb·əld/
  • troubled adjective (HAVING PROBLEMS)

having problems or difficulties: Peace has finally come to this troubled region after many years.
  • troubled adjective (WORRIED)

worried or anxious: The children were not troubled when the dinosaurs in the movie ate up some unlucky humans.
(Definition of troubled from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"troubled" in Business English

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troubledadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈtrʌbəld/ us  
experiencing problems or difficulties, especially financial ones: a troubled bank/homeowner/retailer The company is a decent bet for your money in these troubled times. a troubled business/company/economy
(Definition of troubled from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“troubled” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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