take the trouble

Definition of take the trouble

  1. :  to make an effort Thank you for taking the trouble to write.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

troubleplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being troubled especially mentally

    :  public unrest or disturbance

    :  an instance of trouble

  1. :  to agitate mentally or spiritually :  worry, disturb

    :  to put to exertion or inconvenience

    :  to produce physical disorder in :  afflict


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