Example sentences of "to [art] trouble " in BNC.

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31 Well , that tie broke and my trousers kept coming down ; and that added to the trouble .
32 In both these cases the old plates made the necessary points , and there was no need to go to the trouble and expense of getting new ones .
33 Why you would n't break a window to break a window , why you 'd go to the trouble of using a glass cutter
34 " He could have given me a ticking off , considering that he 'd gone to the trouble of telling me that you were coming .
35 More importantly , it 's er conveys to the client that we care about quality , that we 've gone to the trouble to set up procedures which make our product as good as it possibly can be .
36 The lift of autumn in the air went contrary to the trouble she could not make herself consider .
37 It would be a waste of time actually to go to the trouble of filling the space itself with blanks .
38 Rather more interesting , however , to Julia than either Ian 's or Canon Wheeler 's vision for the Church was the very puzzling question of why , when he invariably summoned his subordinates to come to him by phone , Wheeler had today put himself to the trouble of walking up a back staircase to the servants ' quarters ?
39 ‘ Given that an angry parent might just conceivably break Gray 's neck for , as you put it , touching up his youngster , why should he go to the trouble of severing the head , and then putting it in the Cathedral font ?
40 She was being carried at considerably over the legal speed-limit towards an unknown destination — and quite possibly what a Victorian heroine would have regarded as a ‘ fate worse than death ’ , since she could hardly imagine that Luke had gone to the trouble of virtually kidnapping her in order to spend a quiet weekend playing Scrabble .
41 ‘ Why did you go to the trouble of hiring me if what you wanted were the same drab old styles of before ? ’
42 ‘ But if you go to the trouble of putting a screen round the tub , what else do you do ? ’
43 He found it worth while to put himself to the trouble of finishing touches .
44 She obviously assumed that I would n't go to the trouble of prosecuting her once it was in her possession . ’
45 He did n't go to the trouble of setting up a little love-nest for nothing . ’
46 ‘ And , ’ he pursued pleasantly , ‘ I certainly had n't guessed that you had actually gone to the trouble of speculating on my reactions — to illness or to anything else , ’ he added quietly .
47 It was better to let it rot out on the field then go to the trouble to carry it wet because it would only rot or become mouldy and absolutely useless .
48 But I grant you there are not many would have gone to the trouble .
49 One can only hope that policy-makers ( and knee-jerk media pundits ) will take to the trouble to read beyond the title .
50 We at least went to the trouble of asking them . ’
51 I 'd even gone to the trouble of finding a real piece of rattan jog — the dried bark which gives a deep red colour to the dish — in the fifth Punjabi deli I 'd tried .
52 And afterwards they went to the trouble of calling out the Carabinieri to make sure I did n't die of exposure .
53 ‘ Will there ever be an end to the trouble between Copts and Moslems ? ’ he asked wearily .
54 Before their confinements some women go to the trouble of having the room they are to lie in fumigated .
55 If people have gone to the trouble and expense of referring
56 Why does an exchange go to the trouble of becoming an RIE , rather than lobbying to become an ISSRO , or simply joining the Securities and Futures Authority ( SFA ) or the SIB ?
57 I wonder how many times in the past , when you 've been staying here , you 've gone to the trouble of escorting Kirsty to school ? ’
58 ‘ Believe me , I would n't go to the trouble of lying to you . ’
59 No one goes to the trouble to dress up compliance so elaborately .
60 I was led into all these commitments in a very friendly and deferential spirit , and in a similar spirit of friendship and hospitality I was invited to numerous social engagements , from impressive lunch in honour of the Minister of Education to an invitation to a private home in Jaipur , where my kind host and hostess had gone to the trouble of preparing sandwiches , cake , chips ( without the fish ) and pudding , in case I should not like the Indian dishes served for the other guests !
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