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trouble (one) for (something)
To burden or inconvenience one to give or provide something. Excuse me, could I trouble you for some spare change? I'm a bit short for my bus fare. Don't be afraid to trouble your team for progress reports—you've got to stay on top of production, after all!
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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?
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trouble someone for
Politely ask for something, as in May I trouble you for a drink of water? This idiom uses trouble in the sense of "disturb." [Mid-1800s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.