to bother doing sth, to bother to do sth
(=trouble to) prendre la peine de faire qch
→ The papers didn't even bother reporting it.
→ Why bother learning all those facts?
→ Lots of people don't bother to go through a marriage ceremony.
→ He didn't even bother to read it.
He didn't bother to tell me about it. Il n'a pas pris la peine de m'en parler.
I can't be bothered to, I can't be bothered to go. J'ai vraiment la flemme d'y aller.
→ I just can't be bothered to look after the house.