take trouble with (something)

take trouble with (something)

To invest a lot of time, attention, or effort into something. Often modified with "a lot of," "so much," "too much," etc., before "trouble." She takes a lot of trouble with her appearance, so she was very upset when the stylist used the wrong color in her hair. Please don't take too much trouble with this assignment; I want it to be a bit of casual writing for each of you.
See also: take, trouble