But by not bothering to run anyone, state Democratic parties remain enfeebled.
A conservative journalist or activist can now make a decent living while never once bothering to persuade a liberal.
I think I had more of an artistic thing bouncing around and bothering me.
The argument also went that the lack of publicity would dissuade would-be hostage-takers from bothering to grab reporters.
Her bra had been cut from her body, but whoever did it had only pulled up her shirt, not bothering to completely remove it.
It looked like Matt's race, although it could be seen that his car was bothering him terribly.
What was the use of bothering about the rebels as long as they did not wish to fire upon one?
Oh I suppose you thought I didn't know what you were after when you were so careful about not bothering me with the accounts?
Don't neglect your eyes a moment if they are bothering you in the least.
Mr. Brown took hold of the cow's rope, and led her far enough off to keep her from bothering Bunker again that night.
1718, probably from Anglo-Irish pother, because its earliest use was by Irish writers Sheridan, Swift, Sterne. Perhaps from Irish bodhairim "I deafen." Related: Bothered; bothering. As a noun from 1803.