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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?
Don't bother about driving me home, I'll walk.
Why bother with a car when you have such good public transport here?
He won't come, so why bother inviting him?
There was something about him that really bothered her.
Does it bother you that people think you're older than him?
This is the British English definition of bother. View American English definition of bother.