trouble for

trouble someone for something

to ask someone to pass something or give something. (Usually a question.) Could I trouble you for the salt? Could I trouble you for some advice?
See also: trouble
References in classic literature ?
Reduce the hostile chiefs by inflicting damage on them; and make trouble for them, and keep them constantly engaged; hold out specious allurements, and make them rush to any given point.
But take it all around, I was feel- ing ruther comfortable on accounts of taking all this trouble for that gang, for not many would a done it.
Negook," Edith said, "there is to be no trouble for you and your people.
Arthur Donnithorne would take a good deal of trouble for the chance of seeing her; that he always placed himself at church so as to have the fullest view of her both sitting and standing; that he was constantly finding reason for calling at the Hall Farm, and always would contrive to say something for the sake of making her speak to him and look at him.
Fans are also being urged to drink responsibly on the day, and police say they will not tolerate drunk supporters causing trouble for the majority of wellbehaved fans.