|embêter englanniksi||bother fr, annoy fr, trouble fr, pick on fr, bug fr, molest fr|
: Would it bother you if I smoked?
: Why do I even bother to try?
*: without bothering about it
: You didnt even bother to close the door.
: There was a bit of bother at the hairdressers when they couldnt find my appointment in the book.
: Yes, I can do that for you - its no bother.
*: "Oh, help!" said Pooh. "Id better go back."
*: "Oh, bother!" said Pooh. "I shall have to go on."
*: "I cant do either!" said Pooh. "Oh, help and bother!"
*: Say, what can more our tortured souls annoy / Than to behold, admire, and lose our joy?
: ux|en|Marc loved his sister, but when she annoyed him he wanted to switch her off.
: to annoy an army by impeding its march, or by a cannonade
*: tapers put into lanterns or sconces of several-coloured, oiled paper, that the wind might not annoy them
*: I merveyle me wonder faste / How ony man may lyve or laste / In such peyne and such brennyng, / [...] In such annoy contynuely.
*: We that suffer long annoy / Are contented with a thought / Through an idle fancy wrought: / O let my joys have some abiding!
*: if she says he was defeated, why he had better a great deal have been defeated, than give her a moments annoy.
*: Sleepe in Peace, and wake in Ioy, / Good Angels guard thee from the Boares annoy [...].
*: The home far and away, the distance where lives joy, / The cure, at once and ever, of world and worlds annoy [...].
: ux|en|He was in trouble when the rain started.
*: Lest the fiend ... some new trouble raise.
*: Foul whisperings are abroad; unnatural deeds / Do breed unnatural troubles.
: ux|en|The trouble was a leaking brake line. The trouble with that suggestion is that we lack the funds to put it in motion. The bridge column magnified the trouble with a slight tilt in the wrong direction.
: ux|en|the troubles in Northern Ireland
*: She never took the trouble to close them.
*: Indeed, by the report of our elders, this nervous preparation for old age is only trouble thrown away.
: ux|en|Its no trouble for me to edit it.
: ux|en|Hes been in hospital with some heart trouble. My old car has engine trouble.
: ux|en|He had some trouble with the law.
*: An angel went down at a certain season into the pool, and troubled the water.
*: God looking forth will trouble all his host.
*: Now is my soul troubled.
*: Take the boy to you; he so troubles me / Tis past enduring.
*: Never trouble yourself about those faults which age will cure.
: Question 3 in the test is troubling me.
: I will not trouble you to deliver the letter.
*: Why trouble about the future? It is wholly uncertain.
: Hey! Quit picking on your brother.
: These flies are a bother. I’ll get some bug spray and kill them.
: The software bug led the computer to calculate 2 plus 2 as 5.
: He’s got the flu bug.
: I think he’s a gold bug, he has over 10,000 ounces in storage.
: to catch the skiing bug
: We installed a bug in her telephone.
: He suspected the image was a web bug used for determining who was visiting the site.
: Channel 4s bug distracted Jim from his favorite show.
*: At this point your telegraph operator, sitting at your right, goes "Ticky-tick-tickety-de-tick-tick," with his bug, as he calls his transmitter, and looks at you expectantly.
*: As far as the dashes are concerned, the bug is the same in operation as any regular key would be if it were turned up on edge instead of sitting flat on the desk.
*: I was a very good radio operator. I bought my own bug. Thats what the telegraph key in its modern form was called. It was semiautomatic.
*: Sir, spare your threats: / The bug which you would fright me with I seek.
: Don’t bug me, I’m busy!
: We need to know what’s going on. We’ll bug his house.
*: They have molested the church with needless opposition.