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

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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.
See also: head, trouble
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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.
See also: head, trouble
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