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bother

verb
 
 
/ˈbɒðər/
ANNOY [T] A2 to annoy someone by trying to get their attention when they do not want to see you or talk to you
taciz etmek, canını sıkmak, uğraşmak
Sorry to bother you, but could you spare any change?Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
WORRY [T] B2 to make someone feel worried or upset
birini üzmek, endişeye sevketmek
Living on my own doesn't bother me at all.Causing anxiety and worryMaking people sad, shocked and upset
DO [I, T] B2 to make the effort to do something
uğraşmak, didinmek, çaba sarfetmek
[+ doing sth] Don't bother making the bed - I'll do it later. [+ to do sth] He didn't even bother to call.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
can't be bothered informal If you can't be bothered to do something, you are too lazy or tired to do it.
hiç işim yoktu sanki, bana ne
[+ to do sth] I can't be bothered to iron my clothes.Unwilling and reluctantReady and willingLacking interest and enthusiasmLaziness and lazy peopleAvoiding action
not bothered UK informal If you are not bothered about something, it is not important to you and does not worry you.
zahmet etme, kendini yorma, boşver, aldırma, tasalanma
"Do you want tea or coffee?" "Either, I'm not bothered."Of little or less importance
(Definition of bother verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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