bother about (something)

(redirected from bothered about)

bother about (something)

To expend one's energy considering or addressing some issue. Often used in the negative to convey the opposite. Oh, don't bother about that commotion—things are always falling off the shelves in our basement.
See also: bother

bother about something

to care about something; to take the trouble to deal with something. Please don't bother about this mess. I'll clean it up. Don't bother about it.
See also: bother
References in classic literature ?
Tom was a good deal bothered about what to do for a spoon, but he said we'd got to have it; so he took a think.
Both sides are fighting for their vested interests and are least bothered about resolving Karachi's burning issues.
I just want to stay in the league - I'm not bothered about the fact that I never won a home game in the Premier League at Sunderland, I'm not bothered about any stats.
Emma Atkinson, a 20-year-old shop worker from Stockton: "I'm not bothered about it.
Although the vast majority of all Americans would not be bothered if they were given a room on the 13th floor of a hotel, certain demographic groups are more likely than others to be bothered about sleeping on this floor of a hotel.
Look at Chelsea - they were lucky to beat Wigan and won at the weekend with a dodgy goal off Drogba's knee, but I don't imagine they are too bothered about how they win as long as they do win Bolton didn't take their chances and we had one and took it.
I am bothered about how much I weigh,I want to keep fit and take part in athletics and one day become a footballer.