Bother and Get


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Bother verb – To thrust oneself upon (another) without invitation.
Usage example: I am never going to get this work done if people don't stop wandering into the room and bothering me

Get is a synonym for bother in feelings topic. In some cases you can use "Get" instead a verb "Bother".
Nearby Words: bothered, bothersome, botheration, bothering
Synonyms for Bother


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Get verb – To disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts.
Usage example: continuously clearing your throat like that is starting to get to me

Bother is a synonym for get in annoy topic. Sometimes you can use "Bother" instead a verb "Get", if it concerns topics such as irritate, feelings.
Nearby Word: getting
Synonyms for Get

Common collocations

people bother people get people
job bother job get job
name bother name get name
stuff bother stuff get stuff
Other nouns: scene, time, bit, story, times, weapons.
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