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cause trouble

To act or behave in a troublesome manner; to cause problems or issues. I'm not trying to cause trouble for anyone, but it's my duty to point out these inconsistencies in the accounts. Tom! Martin! Quit causing trouble back there, or I'll send both of you to the principal's office!
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"Anyone who causes trouble in the pub will be removed."
Supt Allan Brown of Northumbria Police's Northumberland Area Command says officers will step up patrols at beaches, beauty spots and holiday parks to tackle anyone who drinks to much and causes trouble.
He said: "Believe me, anyone who causes trouble here won't know what's hit them.
He said: "I think this demonstrates, yet again, that anybody who causes trouble will get banned from the club in the future.
In open-air transmissions of laser beams, atmospheric turbulence typically causes trouble by wiggling and distorting the light.
Or, if you do not cause trouble, perhaps give us an insight as to why anyone you know causes trouble.
Their resistance to decomposition causes trouble for the paper industry, which must safely dispose of the long-lasting waste.