nuisance


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make a nuisance of oneself

to be a constant bother. I'm sorry to make a nuisance of myself, but I do need an answer to my question. Stop making a nuisance of yourself and wait your turn.
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make a nuisance of oneself

Bother or annoy others, as in That child is making a nuisance of himself.
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make a nuisance of yourself

cause trouble and annoyance, usually deliberately or avoidably.
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a/the ˈdevil of a job, nuisance, fellow, etc.

(old-fashioned) a difficult or an unpleasant example of something: We’re going to have a devil of a job getting the roots of that tree out of the ground.
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On two successive Sunday evenings I've had complaints of mini-moto noise nuisance around the New Hall Valley country park and on roads leading off Birmingham Road.
A public nuisance is defined as "an unreasonable interference with a right common to the general public," and under public nuisance theory, governments may seek to compel the party responsible to abate the nuisance.
Negligence allegations generally form the core of tort actions for environmental contamination, but nuisance and trespass claims also have particular value in the right case.
The 17-year-old continued to cause his neighbours a nuisance by playing loud music despite being served with a formal notice by council officials.
Launching a new offensive on gangs, City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo and the Los Angeles Police Department are using public nuisance laws and civil lawsuits to oust gangsters from the homes where they hang out.