1. noun
1) ((something which causes) worry, difficulty, work, anxiety etc: He never talks about his troubles; We've had a lot of trouble with our children; I had a lot of trouble finding the book you wanted.) vanskelighet, problem, bryderi
2) (disturbances; rebellion, fighting etc: It occurred during the time of the troubles in Cyprus.) uro, bråk
3) (illness or weakness (in a particular part of the body): He has heart trouble.) (-)plage, (-)sykdom, skavank
2. verb
1) (to cause worry, anger or sadness to: She was troubled by the news of her sister's illness.) bekymre, uroe
2) (used as part of a very polite and formal request: May I trouble you to close the window?) bry en med, uleilige
3) (to make any effort: He didn't even trouble to tell me what had happened.) bry seg med, ta seg tid til
- troublesome
- troublemaker
subst. \/ˈtrʌbl\/
1) uro, bekymring, engstelse
the child is a lot of trouble to her
barnet er en stor bekymring for henne
2) besvær, møye, bry, bryderi, strev, anstrengelse, uleilighet
I hope I'm not to any trouble to you
jeg håper jeg ikke er til besvær for deg
she went to a lot of trouble to help them
3) vanskelighet(er), problem(er)
he has a great deal of trouble climbing the stairs
han har store vanskeligheter med å gå opp trappen
4) krangel, bråk
family trouble
5) knipe, vansker, vanskeligheter
he is in trouble because of this
han er kommet i knipe på grunn av dette
6) problem, kinkighet
that's the trouble
det er nettopp det som er problemet
what's the trouble?
hva er problemet?
7) motgang, ulykke, sorg
life is full of troubles
livet er fullt av sorger
8) besværligheter, mas, plage, hodebry
I've had nothing but trouble with my computer today
9) ubehag(eligheter), trøbbel, kluss
10) (gammeldags, hverdagslig) utenomekteskapelig graviditet
he got the girl in trouble
11) sykdom, skade, problem, plage, besvær
stomach trouble
he has developed heart trouble
han har fått problemer med hjertet
12) uro, urolighet(er)
political trouble
politisk uro
13) (teknikk) feil, kluss, trøbbel
engine trouble
ask for trouble (hverdagslig) rote seg opp i noe, lage vanskeligheter for seg selv, utfordre skjebnen (hverdagslig) være ute etter bråk, lage bråk
for (all) one's trouble (hverdagslig, spøkefullt) som takk for alt en har gjort
for all my trouble, I got suspended for a week
som takk for alt jeg hadde gjort, ble jeg utvist i en uke
get into trouble komme i knipe, komme i vanskeligheter, få problemer komme i konflikt med politiet (hverdagslig) bli på tjukken, bli ufrivillig gravid
get someone into trouble lage vanskeligheter for noen (hverdagslig) sette noen fast (hverdagslig) gjøre noen gravid
give someone trouble volde noen sorg gi noen problemer volde noen besvær, uleilige noen
go to the trouble of doing something eller give oneself the trouble of doing something eller take the trouble of doing something gjøre seg mye bry med noe, gjøre seg umak med noe
I've gone to a lot of trouble to please him
jeg har anstrengt meg mye for å tilfredsstille ham
in a time of trouble i nødens stund
be in trouble være i knipe, være ille ute, ha problemer, ha kommet galt av sted (hverdagslig) være i konflikt med politiet
look for trouble (hverdagslig) rote seg opp i noe, lage vanskeligheter for seg selv, utfordre skjebnen (hverdagslig) være ute etter bråk, lage bråk uroe seg unødig
make trouble lage vanskeligheter, lage bråk
meet trouble halfway ta bekymringene på forskudd
no trouble at all! ingen årsak! , bare hyggelig!
put someone to trouble volde noen besvær, være til bryderi for noen
take the trouble to gjøre seg umak å ..., ta seg bryet å ...
trouble and strife (britisk, rimslang for wife) kone, kjerring
a trouble shared is a trouble halved felles skjebne er felles trøst
troubles never come singly en ulykke kommer sjelden alene
verb \/ˈtrʌbl\/
1) uroe, gjøre urolig, bekymre
what troubles me is that I can't do it
det som bekymrer meg, er at jeg ikke kan gjøre det
2) besvære, bry, uleilige, plage
3) være til besvær for, volde besvær, volde bryderi
her feet started to trouble her
4) (gammeldags og poetisk) uroe, gjøre urolig, bringe uro i, røre opp
trouble the waters
5) (gammeldags) forstyrre, avbryte, hindre
don't trouble to ... du behøver ikke ..., du kan spare deg bryet å ...
trouble about something gjøre seg besvær med noe, uleilige seg med noe (også trouble over something) uroe seg over noe, bekymre seg for noe
be troubled by bli uroet av, bli urolig av
be troubled in something bli forstyrret i noe, bli avbrutt i noe, bli hindret i noe
be troubled with plages av, lide av
trouble (someone) for be (noen) om
may I trouble you for a cigarette?
kan jeg be deg om en sigarett?
trouble oneself uroe seg, bekymre seg gjøre seg besvær, gjøre seg umak
trouble one's head about something bry hjernen sin med noe
trouble (someone) to be (noen) om at

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.


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