1 The war didn't seem to be a holy affair, but a nuisance that killed men senselessly and cost money and made luxuries hard to get.
2 It was a nuisance to have to run down the street after him because she had forgotten to ask him for money at breakfast.
3 Damn nuisance, though, having to fake up excuses.
4 But he's a nuisance in the aeronautic section.
5 So the old man's cough grew every day worse, until there came a time when it hardly ever stopped, and he had become a nuisance about the place.
6 This made him a nuisance, and a source of endless trouble in the family.
7 Ah, you nuisance, you good-for-nothing, you had better hold your stupid tongue.
8 "Oh, what a nuisance," said Dolgorukov, getting up hurriedly and pressing the hands of Prince Andrew and Boris.
9 What a nuisance that our squadron will be in reserve tomorrow, he thought.
10 Petya and Natasha on the contrary, far from helping their parents, were generally a nuisance and a hindrance to everyone.
11 But at the moment it presented itself simply as a confounded nuisance.
12 The thing has become an absolute public nuisance.
13 I find that the moment I let a woman make friends with me, she becomes jealous, exacting, suspicious, and a damned nuisance.
14 I was a nuisance, an incumbrance, and a pest.
15 I told him it was a nuisance to have the woman trespassing: to which he replied that he had no power to arrest her.