From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbother it/them etcbother it/them etcANNOY British English spoken old-fashioned used to express a sudden feeling of annoyance about somethingOh bother it! The thread’s broken again! →bother
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bother it/them etc• Help the girls you lovelearn to deal with the emotions that frighten or bother them.• If not, he added, why bother it?• The fact that outsiders find them contradictory and paradoxical does not bother them a bit.• Each situation is then rated on a five point scaleaccording to whether it just bothers them a little or makes them really angry.• The goats grew nice and fat, and the troll never bothered them again.• Cold, as a rule, doesn't bother them but they will not tolerate prolonged wetness, particularly during the winter.• But she always hurried on, not to bother them, not to get in their way.• But nobodybothered them when they returned to the white salon.