BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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How to sign: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations
"Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves";

bother in BSL Watch how to sign bother in British Sign Language
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annoy in BSL Watch how to sign annoy in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: annoy, irritate, rile, nark, vex, devil, rag, bother, nettle, get to, get at, chafe

Categories: displease

Within this category: antagonize, eat into, fret, get, harass, peeve, ruffle


How to sign: be a mystery or bewildering to
"This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me";

puzzle in BSL Watch how to sign puzzle in British Sign Language
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See also: puzzle over, solve, figure out, puzzle out, lick, work out, work

Similiar / Same: perplex, puzzle, mystify, baffle, bewilder, flummox, nonplus, dumbfound, stupefy, amaze, vex, pose, stick, beat, get

Categories: bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw

Within this category: elude, riddle, stump

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