trouble (one's) head about (someone or something)

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trouble (one's) head about (someone or something)

To concern oneself with or worry about someone or something. Often used in negative constructions. It's just a minor technical error that should resolve itself—wouldn't trouble your head about it. I know I need to stop troubling my head about such negative people, but I can't help letting their comments get to me.
See also: head, trouble

trouble one's head about someone or something

to worry about someone or something. Please don't troubleyour head about me. I'll get along. I wish you wouldn't trouble your head about the problem. We can solve it.
See also: head, trouble
References in classic literature ?
"Sometimes, indeed, the neighbours thought it strange that the rich Miller never gave little Hans anything in return, though he had a hundred sacks of flour stored away in his mill, and six milch cows, and a large flock of woolly sheep; but Hans never troubled his head about these things, and nothing gave him greater pleasure than to listen to all the wonderful things the Miller used to say about the unselfishness of true friendship.