take the trouble

take the trouble
See: GO TO THE TROUBLE.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • take\ the\ trouble — • go to the trouble • take the trouble v. phr. To make trouble or extra work for yourself; bother. John told Mr. Brown not to go to the trouble of driving him home. Since your aunt took the trouble to get you a nice birthday present, the least… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take the trouble to do something — take the trouble to do sth idiom to do sth even though it involves effort or difficulty Syn: make the effort • She didn t even take the trouble to find out how to spell my name. Main entry: ↑troubleidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take the trouble — do extra work, do special tasks, take pains    Maria always takes the trouble to bake my favorite pie …   English idioms

  • take the trouble — See: GO TO THE TROUBLE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To take the trouble — Trouble Trou ble, n. [F. trouble, OF. troble, truble. See {Trouble}, v. t.] 1. The state of being troubled; disturbance; agitation; uneasiness; vexation; calamity. [1913 Webster] Lest the fiend . . . some new trouble raise. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Trouble With Tribbles — Star Trek: The Original Series episode Captain Kirk up to his chest in tribbles Episode no. Episode 44 …   Wikipedia

  • The Trouble-Makers — [ [http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000I0QLCS The Trouble Makers (2003)] . Amazon.com ] (Chinese: 一屋两火 Yi wu liang huo ) is a 2003 film directed by Aman Chang in Cantonese. The movie has a run time of 85 minutes, and involves the actors Terence Yin, Sam …   Wikipedia

  • The Trouble with Atheism — is an hour long documentary on atheism, presented by Rod Liddle. It aired on Channel 4 in December 2006. The documentary focuses on criticising atheism, and science in general, for its perceived similarities to religion, as well as arrogance and… …   Wikipedia

  • take the time to do something — take the time (to do something) to spend enough time to do something. If you take the time to read the directions carefully, you won t have any trouble installing the software. Usage notes: used to emphasize that someone should be careful or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • take the time — (to do something) to spend enough time to do something. If you take the time to read the directions carefully, you won t have any trouble installing the software. Usage notes: used to emphasize that someone should be careful or exact in doing… …   New idioms dictionary

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