How to use
if a problem troubles you, it makes you feel worried or upset
There is one thing that's been troubling me.
They have been
by the allegations.
His conscience troubled him.
to say something or ask someone to do something which may use or waste their time or upset them
I promise not to trouble you again.
trouble somebody with something
I don't want to trouble the doctor with it.
I won't trouble you with the details.
may I trouble you?/sorry to trouble you
used when politely asking someone to do something for you or give you something
Sorry to trouble you, but could you tell me the way to the station, please?
May I trouble you for the salt?
don't trouble yourself
used to politely tell someone not to help you
Please don't trouble yourself. I can manage.
not trouble to do something
to not do something because it needs too much effort
not bother to do something
They never troubled to ask me what I would like.
Luke didn't trouble to hide his disgust.
It is much more usual to use
Don't bother to call first - just come over.
I didn't bother to change all the sheets.
if a medical problem troubles you, it causes you pain or problems
He is still being troubled by an ankle injury.
to cause someone problems or difficulties
They look good enough to trouble most teams in the competition.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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