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bother

1. verb make the effort, take the trouble2. verb worry, upset (sb)3. verb inconvenience, disturb (sb)4. verb cause discomfort or pain5. noun trouble, effort6. noun annoying or disturbing person/thing 7. interjection as interjection
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1 verb make the effort, take the trouble INTRANSITIVEbac le PhrVbac verb  c m ushe never bothered to reply níor bhac sí le freagra a thabhairt, níor bhac sí freagra a thabhairt, níor chuir sí de dhua uirthi féin freagra a thabhairtit's a wonder anyone bothers going on holidays is mór an t-ionadh go dtéann aon duine ar saoire, cén t-iontas ach go mbacann aon duine le dul ar saoireI don't know why you bother with it níl a fhios agam cén fáth a mbacann tú leishe was the first person who'd ever bothered about her ba é an chéad duine riamh é a thug aon aird uirthi 2 verb worry, upset (sb) TRANSITIVEcuir isteach ar  c m ucuir as dobheith ag déanamh tinnis dothe traffic bothers him no end cuireann an trácht isteach go mór air, cuireann an trácht soir é, bíonn a chroí briste ag an tráchtit's the long hours that bother me is iad na huaireanta fada atá ag déanamh scime dom, is iad na huaireanta fada atá ag déanamh tinnis dom, is iad na huaireanta fada an imní is mó atá orm
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3 verb inconvenience, disturb (sb) TRANSITIVEcuir isteach ar  c m ucuir as docráigh verb  c m usorry to bother you tá aiféala orm faoi chur isteach ort, tá brón orm faoi chur as duit, ní maith liom bheith do do chrá 4 verb cause discomfort or pain TRANSITIVEcuir as dohis back is bothering him tá an droim ag cur as dó, tá an droim ag dul dó, tá trioblóid aige lena dhroim, bíonn pian droma ag dul dó 5 noun trouble, effortdua masc4  c m ustró masc4  c m utrioblóid fem2  c m uit's no bother níl trioblóid ar bith leis, ní haon dua é, ní stró mór é, níl aon trioblóid ag baint leisit's not worth the bother ní fiú an tairbhe an trioblóid, ní fiú duit do chloigeann a bhodhrú leishe doesn't want the bother of carrying the bags níl sé ag iarraidh gur airsean a thitfeadh sé na málaí a iompar 6 noun annoying or disturbing person/thing all the travelling is a bother is crá croí é an taisteal ar fad, is pian sa tóin é an taisteal go léir informalshe won't be a bother to you ní chuirfidh sí isteach ná amach ort, ní chuirfidh sí chugat ná uait, ní chuirfidh sí trioblóid ar bith ort 7 interjection as interjectiondamnú air!a dhiabhail!  c m umo dhiomú dó!
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a bit of bother

(also

a spot of bother

) trioblóidbeagán trioblóiderud beag trioblóidethere's a bit of bother with the order tá fadhb bheag leis an ordúI was in a bit of bother last night bhí trioblóid bheag agam aréir, bhí rud beag trioblóide agam aréirI had a bit of bother with the car bhí trioblóid bheag agam leis an gcarr, bhí rud beag trioblóide agam leis an gcarr

can't be bothered

informalI couldn't be bothered to listen to his rubbish ní bheinn gafa bheith ag éisteacht lena chuid amaidí, ní fhéadfainn éisteacht lena chuid seafóideI couldn't be bothered to go for a walk ní ligfeadh an leisce dom dul amach ag siúl, níorbh fhiú liom dul amach ag siúl

to go to the bother of doing sth

she went to the bother of preparing the meal chuir sí de dhua uirthi féin an béile a réiteach, chuir sí de stró uirthi féin an béile a réiteach, chuir sí de thrioblóid uirthi féin an béile a réiteach

no bother

gan stróshe'll get a job no bother ní bheidh aon stró uirthi post a fháil, gheobhaidh sí post gan stró ar bith, gheobhaidh sí post gan aon agóit's no bother níl trioblóid ar bith leis, ní haon dua é, ní stró mór é, níl aon trioblóid ag baint leis

to save sb the bother

it saved me the bother of having to cook shábháil sé mise ó chócaireacht; a bhuíochas dó, ní raibh ormsa bheith ag cócaireacht

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