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grudge

1 noun
     
grudge1 [countable]
1 a feeling of dislike for someone because you cannot forget that they harmed you in the pastCOLLOCATIONS COLLOCATIONS
have/bear/hold a grudge harbour/nurse a grudge (=try to continue feeling dislike for a long time) someone/an employee etc with a grudge personal grudge
grudge against
Is there anyone who might have had a grudge against her?
Mr Gillis was not normally a man to bear grudges.
I'm not harbouring some secret grudge against you.
It could be the work of someone with a grudge against the company.
You let nasty little personal grudges creep in.
2

grudge fight/match

DS a fight or sports competition between two people who dislike each other a lot

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