trouble


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trouble

a. political unrest or public disturbances
b. the Troubles political violence in Ireland during the 1920s or in Northern Ireland since the late 1960s
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Dat bloke was a dandy," said Pete, in conclusion, "but he hadn' oughta made no trouble.
But Rose stuck there, and grew so red, her uncle guessed what that trouble was.
Yesterday he even had some trouble with the police because of his thrashing the steward of these buildings.
It's right for me to do what I can to save you from getting into trouble for want o' your knowing where you're being led to.
What bit at his consciousness and was a painful incitement in it, was his desire to be with Skipper who was not right, and who was in trouble.
My only trouble would be gone if you resigned yourself to the lot that's been given us.
It is those bishops that trouble me,' said he; 'but the bold knight can overleap the reverend gentlemen,' taking my last bishop with his knight; 'and now, those sacred persons once removed, I shall carry all before me.
Trouble has done it, Bilgewater, trouble has done it; trouble has brung these gray hairs and this prema- ture balditude.
No, papa," said the poor thing, feeling as if trouble were not anything she had before experienced, but some invisible power with an iron grasp that made her soul faint within her.
She would even sympathise with me for the trouble I had with the children, and express at times, by half sentences, interspersed with nods and knowing winks, her sense of the injudicious conduct of their mamma in so restricting my power, and neglecting to support me with her authority.
It will make no difference if you do, in the gratitude I shall always feel for the trouble you took with me when I was a little girl.
Reduce the hostile chiefs by inflicting damage on them; and make trouble for them, and keep them constantly engaged; hold out specious allurements, and make them rush to any given point.