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be‧grudge [transitive usually in negatives]
1 to feel angry or upset with someone because they have something which you think they do not deserve
begrudge somebody something
We shouldn't begrudge her this success.
2 to feel annoyed or unhappy that you have to pay something, give someone something etc
begrudge somebody something
The farmer's wife never begrudged him a meal at the end of the day.
begrudge doing something
I begrudge spending so much money on train fares.

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