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Noun
The act of deliberately pestering or annoying someone
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Verb
(usually used in third person form "gets") Annoying or irritating (someone)
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“These journalists constantly bother me with their ridiculous questions.”
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(clausal, followed by for or about) Placing an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
“Johannes had mentioned how busy his mother was these days, how she didn't have time to bother about what the apartment looked like.”
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Present participle for to cause unease to one's mental or emotional state
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“Giorgio's constant obsession with ancient aliens is starting to bother me.”
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Present participle for to go to the trouble of doing something
“The privy council had to remind those who did bother to turn up not to carry guns or to engage in feuding with one another.”
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Present participle for to demand earnestly or pressingly
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Present participle for to be involved in
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Present participle for to interfere in matters that are not one's concern
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Present participle for to continue to bring up as a point of contention
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Present participle for to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively
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Present participle for to damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
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Present participle for to interrupt or intrude on a conversation or activity
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Present participle for to impede the work or progress of
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Present participle for suffer violent involuntary contraction of the muscles, producing contortion of the body or limbs
Adjective
Preventing concentration or diverting attention
Adjective
Intended to provoke or make fun of someone in a playful way
Adjective
Characterized by, or tending to cause, agitation or anxiety
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