LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||11/SET/2013 9:35 AM|
Maybe we are not understanding the meaning of ¨to bother¨.
It means ¨to go through the process of, do-make something requiring extra effort, etc.¨ It does NOT mean ¨"to worry about".
Would you like some coffee?
Please don´t bother. (No, thank you. Do not make coffee.)
He left without bothering to say goodbye. (He left without taking the time to say goodbye.)
I can explain!
Don´t bother! (I do not want to hear your excuses!)
It´s no bother. = It is no trouble. I do not mind. It is not a problem for me.
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