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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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That is a trouble which I cannot cure, my child; but I shall try to make you feel it less.
Neither doth it follow, that because these fames are a sign of troubles, that the suppressing of them with too much severity, should be a remedy of troubles.
What troubles one has with these girls without their mother
I have heard this enlarged on as if it meant the troubles and persecutions we bring on ourselves by confessing Jesus.
So I told you I was ex- pecting trouble myself, and would scatter out WITH you.
The idea of trouble immediately connected itself with what had been unaccountable to her in him.
To avoid trouble and confusion, I have taken my pupils one by one, and discussed their various qualities; but this can give no adequate idea of being worried by the whole three together; when, as was often the case, all were determined to 'be naughty, and to tease Miss Grey, and put her in a passion.
Dat bloke was a dandy," said Pete, in conclusion, "but he hadn' oughta made no trouble.
Yesterday he even had some trouble with the police because of his thrashing the steward of these buildings.
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.
I should never have got into that trouble if I'd been true to you--if I hadn't been a fool.
They bring trouble and discomfort wherever they come, with their false, fair faces and their deceitful tongues.