worry englannista suomeksi
huolehtia, olla huolissaan
huolestuttaa, tehdä huolestuneeksi, ahdistaa
To be troubled; to give way to mental anxiety or doubt.
''Stop worrying about your test, it’ll be fine.''
''Your tone of voice worries me.''
''The President was worried into military action by persistent advisors.''
''Your dog’s been worrying sheep again.''
1997, David Sedaris, "A Plague of Tics", ''Naked'', page 15:
- So what if I wanted to touch my nose to the windshield? Who was it hurting? Why was it that he could repeatedly worry his change and bite his lower lip without the threat of punishment?
2002, Masha Hamilton, ''Staircase of a Thousand Steps'', page 272:
- No stories, no arguments. He just worries his prayer beads.
1891, ''Journal of Jurisprudence and Scottish Law Magazine'' (1891), ''Execution of the Judgment of Death'', page 397:
- We read (Law's ''Memor.'' Pref. lix.) that "one John Brugh, a notorious warlock (wizard) in the parochin of Fossoquhy, by the space of thirty-six years, was worried at a stake and burned, 1643."
An instance or cause of such a feeling.