Trouble

What is Trouble ?

Trouble is (noun) 1. problems or worries The trouble with old cars is that sometimes they don’t start. The children were no trouble at all. We are having some computer trouble or some trouble with the computer. it’s asking for trouble it is likely to cause problems If you don’t take out insurance, it’s just asking for trouble. it’s no trouble it is easy to do, it won’t cause any problems Looking after your cat is no trouble I like animals. 2. to get into trouble to start to have problems with someone in authority He and his friends got into trouble with the police. (verb) 1. to cause inconvenience Can I trouble you for a light? I’m sorry to have to trouble you with this, but I don’t know how to switch my computer off. 2. to make someone worried I can see that there’s something troubling him but I don’t know what it is. 3. to make an extra effort to do something not to trouble to do something to make no effort to do something He didn’t even trouble to thank us for our gift. They didn’t trouble to tell us they were going to cut down the tree. to get someone into trouble 1. to make someone be accused of doing something wrong She got her best friend into trouble. 2. to make someone pregnant

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level