And, though the words bothered me, I never really questioned them.
Honor was cold comfort, sometimes, and the captain's words bothered him.
I knew that Brand was a liar, but his words bothered me anyway.
That word had always bothered him, since he had first heard her use it.
The word "far" bothers too many people when applied to politics.
He smiled reassuringly, but the words bothered him as they always did.
Maybe those words didn't bother you, but they bothered me.
If her words bothered him, he didn't show it.
The words bothered him, and not because they were untrue.
Perhaps his words should have bothered her, but they didn't.