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It was such a stupid question, I didn’t even bother to reply.
Has anyone ever bothered to ask the students for their opinion?
Why bother with the expense of a babysitter if Carla will do it for free?
He won’t come, so don’t bother inviting him.
I called your office because I didn’t want to bother you at home.
Are the children bothering you?
Doesn’t the noise bother you when you’re trying to sleep?
There was something about him that really bothered her.
Does it bother you that people think you’re older than him?
“I’ll get you a chair.” “No, please don’t bother.”
Sorry to bother you, but would you mind moving your bag?
This is the American English definition of bother. View British English definition of bother.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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