don't bother me


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don't bother me

Do not do anything to disturb me; leave me alone. Don't bother me while I'm trying to do my homework. I'm going upstairs to take a nap. Please don't bother me!
See also: bother

Don't bother me!

Go away!; Leave me alone! Tom: Hey, Bill! Bill: Don't bother me! I'm busy. Can't you see? "Don't bother me! Leave me alone!" the child shouted at the dog.
See also: bother
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