worry

worry
I [ˌweri] n
1) хвилювання, тривога; заклопотаність, турбота

he was showing signs of worry — у нього був стурбований вигляд

2) pl неприємності; клопоти

little domestic worries — домашні колотнечі

money worries — грошові клопоти

that's the least of my worries — це мене менше за все турбує

what's your worry — є що з вамиє, чим ви засмученіє; мучення

he has always been a worry to me — я завжди з ним мучився

what a worry that child is I — що за кара ця дитина!, це не дитина, а просто мука!

3) розтерзання (собаками на полюванні)
II [weri] v
1) надокучати, досаждати; турбувати чим-н. (at, out)

to worry smb with foolish questions — чіплятися до кого-н. з безглуздими питаннями

to worry the enemy — вiйcьк. хвилювати супротивника

she was worrying at her husband to buy a car — вона приставала до чоловіка, щоб він купив автомобіль

don't worry him! — залиш його в спокої!

worry him out till he gives his consent — не давайте йому спокою, доки він не погодиться; приділяти кому-н., чому-н. надокучливу увагу; не залишати в спокої

2) турбувати, хвилювати; мучити

his prolonged absence worries me — мене хвилює його довга відсутність

his old wound worries him — його турбує /мучить/ стара рана; хвилюватися, турбуватися: мучитися, терзатися

to worry about nothing — марно хвилюватися /через дрібниці/; don't (you) worry over /about/ me! за мене не хвилюйтеся!

3) (часто at) терзати, рвати (зубами; про вовка, собаку); чіпати, ворушити, штовхати; дiaл. душити
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I should worry! — а мені яке діло!

to worry to death — викликати у кого-н. сильне хвилювання


English-Ukrainian dictionary. 2013.

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