wor·ry [ʼwʌri, Am ʼwɜ:ri] vi <-ie->
(be concerned) sich dat Sorgen machen;
I'm sorry - don't \worry tut mir leid - das macht doch nichts;
don't \worry, we'll be right back! keine Sorge, wir sind gleich zurück!;
don't \worry, I'll handle this! keine Angst, das regle ich schon!;
why \worry? mach dir keine Sorgen!;
to \worry about sb/sth sich dat um jdn/etw Sorgen machen
2) (fiddle with)
to \worry at sth sich akk mit etw dat herumquälen [o herumplagen];
not to \worry! (fam) keine Sorge [o Angst] ! vt <-ie->
1) (cause worry)
to \worry sb jdn beunruhigen, jdm Sorgen bereiten (geh)
to \worry one's pretty little head [about sth] (hum) (fam) sich dat seinen hübschen kleinen Kopf [über etw akk] zerbrechen (hum)
2) (bother)
to \worry sb jdn stören
3) (fiddle with)
to \worry sth mit etw dat herumspielen
4) (tear at with teeth)
to \worry a bone an einem Knochen herumnagen
5) (chase)
to \worry an animal einem Tier nachstellen;
(bite) ein Tier reißen n
1) no pl (state of anxiety) Sorge f, Besorgnis f;
to be a cause of \worry ein Anlass m zur Sorge sein
2) (source of anxiety) Sorge f;
existential/financial worries existenzielle/finanzielle Sorgen;
to be a minor/major \worry for sb jdm kaum/ernste Sorgen machen;
to have a \worry [about sth] sich dat [um etw akk] Sorgen machen;
to not have a \worry in the world keine Sorgen haben, völlig sorgenfrei sein

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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