UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈstɜːrbd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈstɝbd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di stûrbd)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. was disturbed to [hear, find out, learn, see]
  2. am disturbed at [how, what]
  3. am disturbed by [how]
  4. the [product, creation] of a disturbed mind
  5. [raised, is] a disturbed child
  6. that is a disturbed [idea, suggestion]
  7. suffers from disturbed sleep patterns
  8. the disturbed [ground, grave]
  9. the [sea, ocean, water] became disturbed
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. disturbed my [sleep, concentration, studying]
  2. disturbed her [brother, parents, teacher]
  3. disturbed the [meeting, conversation, proceedings]
  4. [laughter, shouting, protesters] disturbed the [meeting]
  5. disturbed by [a loud noise, laughter]
  6. disturb the [peace, order]
  7. disturb [progress, growth, development]
  8. disturb the status quo
  9. stop disturbing us!
  10. don't disturb [him, the baby, the patient]
  11. please do not disturb
  12. [she, the phone, the noise] disturbed me
  13. [always, constantly] disturbs him
  14. disturbed him by [humming, singing, asking]
  15. disturbed her [when, while, as]
  16. [bad weather, illness] disturbed our [plans, vacation]
  17. disturb the [notes, folders, papers]
  18. disturb his [order, organization, system]
  19. the [news, movie, scene] disturbed me
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