bear a grudge
{v. phr.} To persist in bearing ill feeling toward someone after a quarrel or period of hostility. * /Come on, John, be a good sport and don't bear a grudge because I beat you at golf./ Contrast: BURY THE HATCHET.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • bear a grudge — to continue to feel angry or not friendly towards someone who has done something to upset you in the past. She got the job I applied for, but I m not one to bear a grudge. He still bears a grudge against her because she refused to go out with him …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear a grudge — {v. phr.} To persist in bearing ill feeling toward someone after a quarrel or period of hostility. * /Come on, John, be a good sport and don t bear a grudge because I beat you at golf./ Contrast: BURY THE HATCHET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bear\ a\ grudge — v. phr. To persist in bearing ill feeling toward someone after a quarrel or period of hostility. Come on, John, be a good sport and don t bear a grudge because I beat you at golf. Contrast: bury the hatchet …   Словарь американских идиом

  • bear a grudge — hold a grudge, keep a resentment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bear a grudge against — index discriminate (treat differently) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bear a grudge against — • to have a grudge against • to bear a grudge against (smb) иметь зуб против (кого л.) Then they asked if there was anyone who had a grudge against him. (L.P.Hartley) …   Idioms and examples

  • bear a grudge against — have resentment for , have animosity for …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bear someone a grudge — ► bear someone a grudge nurture a feeling of resentment against someone. Main Entry: ↑bear …   English terms dictionary

  • bear someone a grudge — I nurture a feeling of resentment against someone II bear (or owe) someone a grudge maintain a feeling of ill will or resentment toward someone …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear someone a grudge — nurture a feeling of resentment against someone. → bear …   English new terms dictionary

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