Definition Bother

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Definition

to bother: to annoy, to trouble, to disturb; to make an effort
verb
Don't bother calling Susie today, as she's on vacation. There's no point in calling Susie today, she's on vacation.
Stop bothering me, Philip. I want to be left alone.

I couldn't be bothered (to have a shower this morning): I didn't make the effort, I didn't have enough motivation (to have a shower this morning)
idiom
Pronunciation examples
UK: Stop bothering me, Philip.
US: I'm not bothering you, am I?

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