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begrudge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbegrudgebe‧grudge /bɪˈɡrʌdʒ/ verb [transitive usually in negatives]  1 JEALOUSto feel angry or upset with someone because they have something that you think they do not deservebegrudge somebody something We shouldn’t begrudge her this success.2 ANNOYto feel annoyed or unhappy that you have to pay something, give someone something etcbegrudge 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.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
begrudgeWhat was paid out was begrudged.Surely no-one in Castlereagh would begrudge a modest investment in proper safe, clean and comfortable working accommodation for their public servants?He felt sure Viola wouldn't begrudge him that.Like all the Service personnel one meets in remote places, he is dedicated, and does not begrudge his time.She shouldn't begrudge others theirs.While I did not begrudge the President his due recognition, this was a trifle fulsome.She begrudged the time away from her writing.I don't begrudge your cut.begrudge somebody somethingI pay my taxes; I don't begrudge the government its share.She is gracious and talented, and no one begrudged her good fortune.begrudge doing somethingMost people don't begrudge tipping the waiter a little extra.
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Verb table
begrudge
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybegrudge
he, she, itbegrudges
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybegrudged
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave begrudged
he, she, ithas begrudged
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad begrudged
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill begrudge
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have begrudged
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam begrudging
he, she, itis begrudging
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you, we, theyare begrudging
Past
I, he, she, itwas begrudging
you, we, theywere begrudging
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been begrudging
he, she, ithas been begrudging
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been begrudging
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be begrudging
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been begrudging
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