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  • n. Plural form of trouble.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of trouble.

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Examples

  • But the town knew worse troubles even than the floods, —troubles of the civil wars, when it was a continual fighting-place, where first Puritans thanked God for the blood of the Loyalists, and then Loyalists thanked God for the blood of the Puritans.

    XII. Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home. Book I—Boy and Girl

  • This effort to pluck George W. from his troubles is the latest episode in a recurrent drama -- from the drunken young man challenging his father to go "mano a mano" on the front lawn of the family home in Kennebunkport, Maine, to the father pulling strings to get the son into the Texas Air National Guard and helping salvage his finances from George W. 's mismanagement of Harken Energy.

    June 2006

  • JONATHAN MANN, CNN INTERNATIONAL ANCHOR: The U.S. still mourns its dead from September 11th, northern Ireland spent years, of course, suffering from what it called the troubles, and there is Iraq, where the attacks are still almost daily.

    CNN Transcript Apr 11, 2007

  • One of our troubles is a curious jealousy of success in commerce and industry which seems to pervade many who ought to know better.

    Britain Today

  • You know, I think one of our troubles is a kind of question mark right there.

    Leadership

  • Recent years have seen the group encounter some label troubles, abandoning

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • Paisley, on the other hand, who has consistently condemned violence from both sides in the 'troubles', is a 'hard-liner'.

    Archive 2004-11-28

  • I see 1994 all over again, with the realignment occurring, state by state, as more and more people realize that the democractic Keynesian approach to addressing our ecoonomic troubles is a recipie for disaster.

    Poll suggests Corzine in trouble

  • Tetrisd says: noahpthe “tax cuts for the rich” narrative as the source of all our troubles is just flat out absurd.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Did Congress Understand the Health Bill It Passed?

  • But the “tax cuts for the rich” narrative as the source of all our troubles is just flat out absurd.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Did Congress Understand the Health Bill It Passed?

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