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Those fully employed in significant ministry are less likely to become troublesome. Christianity Today (2000)The loyal midfielder missed the last weeks and will have scan on his troublesome groin injury. The Sun (2007)They may seem a big prize when arrested but can become troublesome liabilities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Many older men will die of something else before their cancer becomes troublesome. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The arrival of new faces could also allow him to have an operation on a troublesome shoulder injury. The Sun (2009)This might be typical of an economic cycle, but something more troublesome lurks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was meant to have been a full recital, until the recurrence of a troublesome shoulder injury. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I have had a troublesome cough for the past six weeks so went to see my doctor. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I have a troublesome back and cannot bend easily. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They will have had some symptoms all of the time, but their symptoms will have been particularly troublesome in certain situations. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)There is something uniquely troublesome about big IT projects. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At least I got something out of troublesome relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Parents of troublesome youths may not be surprised that the curve peaks at the age of 12 when almost all of them will be deceitful. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It may be troublesome and noisy, but the alternative of a cosy Establishment looking after itself is worse. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Deal with them now and not only will you feel extremely virtuous, but you'll avoid what could become troublesome situations. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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British English: troublesome ADJECTIVE
You use troublesome to describe something or someone that causes annoying problems or difficulties.
He needed surgery to cure a troublesome back injury.
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