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bother

['bɔðə] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. беспокойство, хлопоты; источник беспокойства

    2. зануда

  2. гл.

    1. надоедать; беспокоить, докучать, донимать

    2. беспокоиться, волноваться

    3. суетиться; хлопотать

Learning (En-Ru)

bother

['bɒðə]

  1. n

    беспокойство; неудобство

  2. v

    беспокоить(ся); надоедать

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Oh bother - Scrubb probably has! On this same journey, a little bit before me.
А впрочем, нет - Юстас ведь тоже так летал.
Lewis, Clive S. / The Silver ChairЛьюис, Клайв С. / Серебряное кресло
Серебряное кресло
Льюис, Клайв С.
© Перевод Т. Шапошникова, 2010
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
The Silver Chair
Lewis, Clive S.
© 1953 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
© renewed 1981 by C.S. Lewis Pte. Ltd.
Could brush 'em away, but why bother?
Можно бы их отогнать в сторону, вот только стоит ли?
Feintuch, David / Voices of HopeФайнток, Дэвид / Надежда смертника
Надежда смертника
Файнток, Дэвид
Voices of Hope
Feintuch, David
© 1996 by David Feintuch
When they recommended that the importation of currants via Venice should be stopped, they did not bother about the profits that might be destroyed by so doing.
Например, когда они рекомендовали прекратить ввоз изюма через Венецию, их не заботило, что в результате исчезнет возможность получения прибылей.
Schumpeter, Joseph A. / History of Economic AnalysisШумпетер, Йозеф А. / История экономического анализа
История экономического анализа
Шумпетер, Йозеф А.
© Перевод с английского под редакцией В.С. Автономова, 2001
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
History of Economic Analysis
Schumpeter, Joseph A.
© 1954 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
When the doorman heard our names, he didn’t bother to check the list or use his headset.
Услышав наши имена, портье не стал сверяться со списком или использовать свой головной телефон, а просто махнул рукой, чтобы мы проходили.
Westerfeld, Scott / The Last DaysВестерфельд, Скотт / Последние дни
Последние дни
Вестерфельд, Скотт
© 2007 by Scott Westerfeld
© Перевод. Б.Жужунава, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
The Last Days
Westerfeld, Scott
© 2007 Scott Westerfeld
"Why do we bother?
– А мы мучаемся…
Robb, J.D. / Immortal in DeathРобертс, Нора / Яд бессмертия
Яд бессмертия
Робертс, Нора
© 1996 by Nora Roberts
© Издание на русском языке ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
© Перевод. А. Кабалкин, 2001
Immortal in Death
Robb, J.D.
© 1996 by Nora Roberts
It disorganises this household, it inflicts endless bother on people, but never you mind that!
Это нарушает установленный в нашем доме порядок, это причиняет нам бесконечные волнения, но вам до этого нет дела!
Wells, Herbert George / Love and Mr. LewishamУэллс, Герберт / Любовь и мистер Люишем
Любовь и мистер Люишем
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Love and Mr. Lewisham
Wells, Herbert George
© 1899 by Frederick A. Stokes Company
Gray did not bother to explain.
Грей не счел нужным что-либо объяснять молодому карабинеру.
Rollins, James / Map of BonesРоллинс, Джеймс / Кости волхвов
Кости волхвов
Роллинс, Джеймс
© 2005 by Jim Czajkowski
© А. Новиков, перевод, 2009
© ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", издание на русском языке, 2009
Map of Bones
Rollins, James
© 2005 by Jim Czajkowski
The door to the communal stairwell had been wedged open, so they decided not to bother with the intercom.
Дверь подъезда была распахнута и даже подперта обломком кирпича, поэтому они решили не звонить по домофону, а сразу подняться в квартиру.
Rankin, Ian / Exit MusicРэнкин, Иэн / Музыка под занавес
Музыка под занавес
Рэнкин, Иэн
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
© В. Гришечкин, перевод на русский язык, 2011
© ООО "Издательская группа Аттикус", Издательство "Иностранка" 2011
Exit Music
Rankin, Ian
© 2007 by John Rebus Limited
"Do I bother you when we go on vacations?
— Значит, я тебе мешаю, когда мы ездим отдыхать?
Lewis, Sinclair / BabbitЛьюис, Синклер / Бэббит
Бэббит
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Babbit
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2008 by Quill Pen Classics
Because Grandma was studying for her quiz and I didn't want to bother her.
— Потому что бабушка стала готовиться к зачету, а я не хотел ей мешать.
Updike, John / Rabbit At RestАпдайк, Джон / Кролик успокоился
Кролик успокоился
Апдайк, Джон
© Перевод. Н. Роговская, 2009
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2009
© John Updike, 1990
Rabbit At Rest
Updike, John
© 1990 by John Updike
'You bother us, be off,' exclaimed Jeanbernat, shrugging his shoulders.
– Ты нам надоела, ступай! – сказал Жанберна и пожал плечами.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
"The music doesn't bother you?"
– Музыка не мешает?
Murakami, Haruki / Kafka on the shoreМураками, Харуки / Кафка на пляже
Кафка на пляже
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami, 2002
© Перевод. С. Логачев, И. Логачев, 2005
© ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2005
Kafka on the shore
Murakami, Haruki
© 2005 by Haruki Murakami
“I mean, why do we bother?” he asked rhetorically.
– Я просто хочу сказать: чего мы суетимся? – риторически вопросил он.
Brown, Sandra / RicochetБраун, Сандра / Рикошет
Рикошет
Браун, Сандра
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
© Перевод. С. Панина, 2010
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2010
Ricochet
Brown, Sandra
© 2006 by Sandra Brown Management Ltd.
It is better than praying without having to bother to think aloud.
Это лучше, чем молиться, не затрудняя себя думами вслух.
Faulkner, William / Light in AugustФолкнер, Уильям / Свет в августе
Свет в августе
Фолкнер, Уильям
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1985
Light in August
Faulkner, William
© 1932 by William Faulkner
© renewed 1959 by William Faulkner
Sometimes he is indifferent, he doesn't bother about you - you are standing there waiting for his wagging tail and he is not wagging it.
Иногда она становится безразличной, и ей наплевать на вас — вы стоите и ждете, что она повиляет хвостом, а она не виляет.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Revolution. Talks on KabirОшо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Революция. Беседы по песням Кабира
Революция. Беседы по песням Кабира
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
The Revolution. Talks on Kabir
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh

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'bɔðəNounбеспокойство; хлопоты; источник беспокойстваExamples

We had a little bother with him at first. — Сначала нам с ним было трудновато.

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Collocations

bother oneself
вожжаться
bother / bore to death
затормошить
bother oneself
мурыжиться
bother smb
напрягать
to bother
приставать
bother oneself
тревожиться
Don't bother!
Не стоит беспокоиться! Не трудитесь!
start bothering
затормошить

Word forms

bother

noun
SingularPlural
Common casebotherbothers
Possessive casebother'sbothers'

bother

verb
Basic forms
Pastbothered
Imperativebother
Present Participle (Participle I)bothering
Past Participle (Participle II)bothered
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I botherwe bother
you botheryou bother
he/she/it bothersthey bother
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am botheringwe are bothering
you are botheringyou are bothering
he/she/it is botheringthey are bothering
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have botheredwe have bothered
you have botheredyou have bothered
he/she/it has botheredthey have bothered
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been botheringwe have been bothering
you have been botheringyou have been bothering
he/she/it has been botheringthey have been bothering
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I botheredwe bothered
you botheredyou bothered
he/she/it botheredthey bothered
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was botheringwe were bothering
you were botheringyou were bothering
he/she/it was botheringthey were bothering
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had botheredwe had bothered
you had botheredyou had bothered
he/she/it had botheredthey had bothered
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been botheringwe had been bothering
you had been botheringyou had been bothering
he/she/it had been botheringthey had been bothering
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will botherwe shall/will bother
you will botheryou will bother
he/she/it will botherthey will bother
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be botheringwe shall/will be bothering
you will be botheringyou will be bothering
he/she/it will be botheringthey will be bothering
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have botheredwe shall/will have bothered
you will have botheredyou will have bothered
he/she/it will have botheredthey will have bothered
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been botheringwe shall/will have been bothering
you will have been botheringyou will have been bothering
he/she/it will have been botheringthey will have been bothering
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would botherwe should/would bother
you would botheryou would bother
he/she/it would botherthey would bother
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be botheringwe should/would be bothering
you would be botheringyou would be bothering
he/she/it would be botheringthey would be bothering
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have botheredwe should/would have bothered
you would have botheredyou would have bothered
he/she/it would have botheredthey would have bothered
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been botheringwe should/would have been bothering
you would have been botheringyou would have been bothering
he/she/it would have been botheringthey would have been bothering
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am botheredwe are bothered
you are botheredyou are bothered
he/she/it is botheredthey are bothered
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being botheredwe are being bothered
you are being botheredyou are being bothered
he/she/it is being botheredthey are being bothered
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been botheredwe have been bothered
you have been botheredyou have been bothered
he/she/it has been botheredthey have been bothered
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was botheredwe were bothered
you were botheredyou were bothered
he/she/it was botheredthey were bothered
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being botheredwe were being bothered
you were being botheredyou were being bothered
he/she/it was being botheredthey were being bothered
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been botheredwe had been bothered
you had been botheredyou had been bothered
he/she/it had been botheredthey had been bothered
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be botheredwe shall/will be bothered
you will be botheredyou will be bothered
he/she/it will be botheredthey will be bothered
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been botheredwe shall/will have been bothered
you will have been botheredyou will have been bothered
he/she/it will have been botheredthey will have been bothered