serious trouble

ernstig probleem/tegenslag, grote zorg

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  • serious trouble — great trouble, serious problem …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trouble — I n. 1) to cause, make, start, stir up trouble 2) to invite, look for trouble 3) to have trouble (she had a lot of trouble with her back) 4) to go to trouble (they went to a great deal of trouble to arrange the interview) 5) to get (smb.) into… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • trouble — troub|le1 W2S1 [ˈtrʌbəl] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(problems)¦ 2¦(bad point)¦ 3¦(bad situation)¦ 4¦(worries)¦ 5¦(effort)¦ 6 no trouble 7¦(health)¦ 8¦(machine/system)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(PROBLEMS)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trouble — I UK [ˈtrʌb(ə)l] / US noun Word forms trouble : singular trouble plural troubles *** Get it right: trouble: Trouble is mostly used as an uncountable noun, so: ▪  it is not usually found in the plural ▪  it never comes after a or a number Wrong:… …   English dictionary

  • trouble — trou|ble1 [ trʌbl ] noun *** ▸ 1 problems/worries ▸ 2 health problems ▸ 3 special difficult effort ▸ 4 unpleasant situation ▸ 5 when blame is likely ▸ 6 violence ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count or uncount problems, worries, or difficulties: The company… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trouble*/*/*/ — [ˈtrʌb(ə)l] noun I 1) [C/U] problems, worries, or difficulties The company has had serious financial troubles recently.[/ex] The plane had engine trouble and had to land in Miami.[/ex] This old car has caused a lot of trouble for us.[/ex] I m… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • serious — se|ri|ous W1S1 [ˈsıəriəs US ˈsır ] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(situation/problem)¦ 2 be serious 3¦(important)¦ 4¦(large amount)¦ 5¦(romantic relationship)¦ 6¦(person)¦ 7¦(sport/activity)¦ 8¦(very good)¦ 9¦(worried/unhappy)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • trouble — [[t]trʌ̱b(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦ troubles, troubling, troubled 1) N UNCOUNT: oft in N, also N in pl You can refer to problems or difficulties as trouble. I had trouble parking... You ve caused us a lot of trouble... The plane developed engine trouble soon… …   English dictionary

  • trouble — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 problems ADJECTIVE ▪ bad, big, deep, desperate (esp. BrE), dire, huge (esp. AmE), major, real, serious …   Collocations dictionary

  • trouble — 1 noun 1 PROBLEMS (C, U) problems that make something difficult, spoil your plans, make you worry etc: Every time there s trouble, I have to go along and sort it out. (+ with): They re having a lot of trouble with the new baby. | trouble doing… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • serious */*/*/ — UK [ˈsɪərɪəs] / US [ˈsɪrɪəs] adjective 1) bad or dangerous enough to make you worried The sale of the company will have serious implications for people s jobs. a serious problem/mistake: It s not a serious problem – we should be able to fix it… …   English dictionary

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