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cause trouble (1)

This page is about the collocation cause trouble (1)

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to create problems or difficulties for somebody or something

For example

  • The floods are causing trouble all over the country, especially for farmers.

  • Do you realize the sort of trouble this information could cause if it ever got out?

Note:
Related collocations include "cause problems" and "cause damage"

Quick Quiz

Reporters want their work on corruption to cause trouble for

a. the people who write about it

b. the people who are guilty of it

c. the people who are harmed by it

Contributor: Matt Errey