trouble (one's) head with (someone or something)(redirected from troubling their heads with)
trouble (one's) head with (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 with it. I know I need to stop troubling my head with such negative people, but I can't help letting their comments get to me.
trouble one's head with
Also, trouble oneself about. Bother or worry about, as in Don't trouble your head with these details; I'll take care of it, or It seems to me that teachers should trouble themselves more about teaching and less about manners . The first term dates from the mid-1600s, the variant from the early 1500s.