Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Disturb"

The meaning of "Disturb" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does disturb mean?
A: Sorry to disturb you.
打扰。
抱歉打扰了 。
(麻烦你的意思差不多。)

Don't disturb the children while they are sleeping.
当他们睡觉时不要打搅孩子们。
Q: What does Why must you disturb us? mean?
A: "(why) must you" is used when you want to tell someone that their behavior is annoying or upsetting you.
Q: What does disturb mean?
A: It means to annoy, distract

Example sentences using "Disturb"

Q: Please show me example sentences with disturb.
A: Yes "Disturb" is very formal. Its more common in the spoken language to say "don't bother" me. "Don't bother your brother. He's sleeping." "You've been bothering me all day. I'm trying to relax."
Q: Please show me example sentences with bother/ interrupt/ disturb.
A: "Did I bother you while you were working?"
"I'm sorry I interrupted you.
"I didn't mean to disturb you."
"Don't bother the President."
"Can you not interrupt me while I'm speaking?"
"The neighbors have been disturbing us at night for years."
Q: Please show me example sentences with disturb.
A: That cat doesn't like to be disturbed while it sleeps

Don't disturb him as he is in an important business meeting

They were disturbed to hear about the details of the crime
Q: Please show me example sentences with disturb.
A: He had a disturbed night.
Stop disturbing him.
You will disturb his work.

Synonyms of "Disturb" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between disturb and obstruct ?
A: Disturb can mean to interrupt, as in “you are too loud and it is disturbing me”, and obstruct can mean to block something, as in “this tree is obstructing the path”.
Q: What is the difference between disturb and give out and hand out ?
A: 'distribute' can mean the same, plus it applies to non-physical objects such as a movie or a bill in parliament. Example: "I handled the distribution of the movie throughout Asia and the Middle East." or "The senior clerk of the parliament distributed digital copies of the Airport Bill to all the representatives and their staff."
Q: What is the difference between disturb and bother and irritate and annoy ?
A: To disturb and to bother are used both with objects and people. They're both mean to be disruptive or disrupt the current state an object is in.
Annoy and irritate are used mostly to describe something that is obnoxious.

Don't disturb my studying.
Don't bother that dog.
Don't irritate me.
You annoy me.

You can't really say don't annoy my studying but you could say in the other two exemples.
Annoy is used more to say don't anger or agitate.

Annoy and Irritate
The meaning of these two words are pretty similar. However, while both of them can be emotions, only 'irritate' can refer to a physical sensation. Your skin can be 'irritated' by a certain fabric.
"It irritates the eyes to look at the sun"
Now, to speak about the difference when they apply to emotions seems more difficult. I'd say that 'irritation' might imply a longer period of exposure than 'annoyance' - could be something that has been bothering you for a while. And 'annoy' is more common in the most informal registers. This would also tie in the emotional meaning with the physical one as usually physically irritating things often take a while to became noticeable.
I wouldn't want to suggest this as a hard fast rule though, as there will be times when the two words are truly synonymous.
Q: What is the difference between A: disturb and B: distract ?
A: @goozz Distract means that the person's attention goes to something else. Disturb means that the persons thoughts/actions are interrupted.
Q: What is the difference between "i'm sorry to disturb you" and "i'm sorry to interrupt you and "i'm sorry to interfere with you" ?
A: @tjstkdn there is no difference between the first two, but the last implies that you made an error, a mistake, that caused a problem, or impediment, to someone else.

Translations of "Disturb"

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Q: i'm sorry to disturb you Does this sound natural?
A: It's a little more formal to say that. More common slang would be "sorry to bug/bother you."
Q: Sorry to disturb you. Does this sound natural?
A: If you want a less formal way of saying the same thing, try "Sorry to bother you."

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