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 for To get into trouble
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trouble \Trou"ble\, n. [F. trouble, OF. troble, truble. See
     Trouble, v. t.]
     1. The state of being troubled; disturbance; agitation;
        uneasiness; vexation; calamity.
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              Lest the fiend . . . some new trouble raise.
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              Foul whisperings are abroad; unnatural deeds
              Do breed unnatural troubles.          --Shak.
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     2. That which gives disturbance, annoyance, or vexation; that
        which afflicts.
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     3. (Mining) A fault or interruption in a stratum.
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     To get into trouble, to get into difficulty or danger.
     To take the trouble, to be at the pains; to exert one's
        self; to give one's self inconvenience.
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              She never took the trouble to close them. --Bryant.
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     Syn: Affliction; disturbance; perplexity; annoyance;
          molestation; vexation; inconvenience; calamity;
          misfortune; adversity; embarrassment; anxiety; sorrow;
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