bear\ a\ grudge


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

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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 …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 — bear1 [ber] vt. BORE, borne (see 3), bearing, bore, born [ME beren < OE beran < IE base * bher , to carry, bring > L ferre, Gr pherein, Sans bharati, (he) bears] 1. a) to hold and take along; carry; transport b) to hold in the m …   English World dictionary

  • bear — I UK [beə(r)] / US [ber] verb [transitive] Word forms bear : present tense I/you/we/they bear he/she/it bears present participle bearing past tense bore UK [bɔː(r)] / US [bɔr] past participle borne UK [bɔː(r)n] / US [bɔrn] *** 1) [usually in… …   English dictionary

  • grudge — I UK [ɡrʌdʒ] / US noun [countable] Word forms grudge : singular grudge plural grudges a feeling of anger towards someone because they have done something to you that does not seem right or fair There s a whole list of people who might bear a… …   English dictionary