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English definition of “bother”

bother

verb [T] (ANNOY)    /ˈbɒð.ər/ US  /ˈbɑː.ðɚ/
A2 to annoy or cause problems for someone: Don't bother your father when he's working . I'm sorry to bother you, but could you direct me to the station ? I didn't want to bother her with work matters on her day off. The noise was beginning to bother us, so we left . She threatened to call the police if he didn't stop bothering her.Causing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of bother verb (ANNOY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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