make trouble

make trouble

To act or behave in a troublesome manner; to cause problems or issues. I'm not trying to make trouble for anyone, but it's my duty to point out these inconsistencies in the accounts. Tom! Martin! Quit making trouble back there, or I'll send both of you to the principal's office!
See also: make, trouble

make trouble

to cause trouble or additional work. I don't want to make trouble, but I have a few suggestions that could make things work more smoothly.
See also: make, trouble
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The children don't make trouble between us, like sometimes happens.
She kept screaming and I told her to calm down, as I already knew she would often make trouble and had other previous cases.
He asked me not to make trouble as he would lose his job.
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