The worry then was how to get him into the city if the bridges stayed closed.
These women are, quite simply, past the point where they need to worry about being taken seriously.
At what point should we worry a bit less about getting and spending and devote more time and energy to other things?
Japan, France, Germany, and Italy all worry about a weak dollar.
Yet progressives have, if anything, more reason to worry about the incapacitation of government than conservatives.
Indeed I have often wondered why details were sent into this world to worry one so.
Let the dogs loose, Martin, that they may worry the carcase; it will do them good.
I dursn't ask her for it—it'd put her about so, and she'd worry terrible about it all.'
I'll be responsible for any trouble that comes, so don't you worry.
“worry, it's bully of you to bring this freshman here,” declared the captain.
Old English wyrgan "to strangle," from West Germanic *wurgijanan (cf. Middle Dutch worghen, Dutch worgen, Old High German wurgen, German würgen "to strangle," Old Norse virgill "rope"), from PIE *wergh- "to turn" (see wring). Related: Worrisome; worrying.
The oldest sense was obsolete in English after c.1600; meaning "annoy, bother, vex," first recorded 1670s, developed from that of "harass by rough or severe treatment" (1550s), as of dogs or wolves attacking sheep. Meaning "to cause mental distress or trouble" is attested from 1822; intransitive sense of "to feel anxiety or mental trouble" is first recorded 1860.
1804, from worry (v.).
To evade or avoid an unpleasant situation, esp by ignominious means: This time we have him dead to rights, and he won't worm out of it (1893+)