go to the bother

go to the bother

(of doing something) Go to go to the trouble (of doing something).
See also: bother
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So the big question after episode one of Stonemouth - actually, after five minutes - is why go to the bother of casting actors who have to crash a Scottish accent when there are plenty around with their very own?
Why go to the bother of picking it up and then dropping it again?
It allowed the Danes to have control of Middle England without having to go to the bother of conquering it.
One EU diplomat could not rule out that this was happening but questioned why the rebels would go to the bother of coming to Cyprus for vehicles when they could make their purchases instead in neighbouring countries.
TERRY BRADLEY, BY EMAIL: If you're going to go to the bother of putting a TV on the wall, you may as well go the whole hog and have cables chased into the plaster.
Criminals don't generally want to go to the bother of repainting a vehicle," said Prof Edwards, who works at the university's Centre for Business, Innovation and Enterprise.
So why go to the bother of going public and writing to Hampden about it if your sole reason isn't to apply pressure to an already explosive situation?
After all, why would anybody go to the bother of making 10 good references just so that he can go and murder the 11th person?
However, not every internet user is willing to go to the bother and risk of providing their credit card details to make such small payments.
We know we are struggling but I find it insulting to the club that people go to the bother of taking pictures of empty stands.
It's not likely to be economically or administratively feasible to go to the bother of trying to locate those 2,000 members or to distribute additional checks to the remaining 98,000 class members.
For some years, my television boss Andrew Franklin has been banging on that he can think of no other occasion, sporting or otherwise, when so many men under 30 go to the bother of wearing a suit.
For one thing, once people go to the bother of sticking pictures in an album, they hardly ever look at them again.
WHY did modern artist Spencer Tunick go to the bother of persuading 3,000 people to turn up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on Sunday morning and take their clothes off for his latest nude installation?
Why go to the bother of breaking in when someone can knock on the door and be invited in.