bear a grudge against


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)


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

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

  • 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

  • have 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 — 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 — [[t]grʌ̱ʤ[/t]] grudges N COUNT: oft N against n If you have or bear a grudge against someone, you have unfriendly feelings towards them because of something they did in the past. He appears to have a grudge against certain players... There is no… …   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

  • grudge — grudge1 [ grʌdʒ ] noun count a feeling of anger toward 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 grudge against him. grudge grudge 2 [ grʌdʒ ] verb transitive …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bear*/ — [beə] (past tense bore [bɔː] ; past participle borne [bɔːn] ) verb [T] I 1) if you cannot bear someone or something, you do not like them at all or cannot accept them Most of her friends can t bear her husband.[/ex] She couldn t bear the thought… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • grudge — [grʌdʒ] noun [C] I a feeling of anger towards someone because they have done something unfair to you There s a whole list of people who might bear a grudge against him.[/ex] II verb [T] grudge [grʌdʒ] to give something in an unwilling way Syn:… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English