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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
grudge /grʌdʤ/
  • danh từ
    • mối ác cảm, mối hận thù
      • to bear (owe) somebody a grudge; to have (murse, keep) a grudge against someboby: có hằn thù ác cảm với ai; oán giận ai
  • ngoại động từ
    • cho một cách miễn cưỡng, miễn cưỡng cho phép, bất đắc dĩ đồng ý
    • nhìn bằng con mắt xấu; tỏ vẻ không bằng lòng, tỏ vẻ không thích thú; có thái độ hằn học
Concise Dictionary
+a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation
+bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings
+accept or admit unwillingly

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 bitterness, resentment, rancour, ill will, hard feelings, spite, grievance, pique, dislike, aversion, antipathy, animus, animosity, enmity, venom, malice, malevolence, hatred:
He had harboured a grudge against her ever since she was promoted.
2 begrudge, resent, envy, mind, covet:
She grudges other people their simple pleasures.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
~ (against sb) a feeling of anger or dislike towards sb because of sth bad they have done to you in the past: I bear him no grudge. + He has a grudge against the world. + She has harboured a grudge against me for years. + I don't hold any grudges now. + He's a man with a grudge. + England beat New Zealand in a grudge match (= a match where there is strong dislike between the teams).
+ verb
1 to do or give sth unwillingly
[V -ing] I grudge having to pay so much tax. + [VN] He grudges the time he spends travelling to work.
2 [VNN] to think that sb does not deserve to have sth
You surely don't grudge her her success?
Collocation Dictionary


long-standing, old
It's time to forget old grudges.
| personal


bear, harbour, have, hold, nurse
I don't hold grudges for very long.


~ against
Do you know anyone who might harbour a grudge against you?

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