inconvenience oneself


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v inconvenience oneself take the trouble to do something; concern oneself "He did not trouble to call his mother on her birthday","Don't bother, please"
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In literature:

There are fewer inconveniences in being mad with the mad, than in being wise by oneself.
"Diderot and the Encyclopædists" by John Morley
One has then no reason to reproach oneself, and avoids much inconvenience.
"Hammer and Anvil" by Friedrich Spielhagen
One must put up with such little inconveniences when one adapts oneself to the warfare of the weaker sex.
"Miss Hildreth, Volume 1 of 3" by Augusta de Grasse Stevens