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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒðə(r)/

Translation of bother in French:



  • 1 (worry) tracasser don't let it bother you ne te tracasse pas avec ça
  • 2 (disturb) déranger I'm sorry to bother you je suis désolé de vous déranger


  • 1 (take trouble) please don't bother s'il te plaît, ne te dérange pas don't bother doing ce n'est pas la peine de faire
  • 2 (worry) it's not worth bothering about ça ne vaut pas la peine qu'on s'en occupe

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