Translation of "bother" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /ˈbɒðər/

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?

B2 to make someone feel worried or upset

birini üzmek, endişeye sevketmek
Living on my own doesn't bother me at all.
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.
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.
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."

(Translation of “bother verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)