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begrudge

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be·grudge  (bĭ-grŭj′)
tr.v. be·grudged, be·grudg·ing, be·grudg·es
1. To envy the possession or enjoyment of: She begrudged him his youth. See Synonyms at envy.
2. To give or expend with reluctance: begrudged every penny spent.

be·grudg′er n.
be·grudg′ing·ly adv.

begrudge (bɪˈɡrʌdʒ)
vb (tr)
1. to give, admit, or allow unwillingly or with a bad grace
2. to envy (someone) the possession of (something)
beˈgrudgingly adv
be•grudge (bɪˈgrʌdʒ)

v.t. -grudged, -grudg•ing.
1. to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of: She begrudged her friend the award.
2. to be reluctant to give, grant, or allow: She did not begrudge the money spent on her children.
[1350–1400]
be•grudg′ing•ly, adv.
Thesaurus Legend:  Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Verb1.begrudge - be envious ofbegrudge - be envious of; set one's heart on    
desire, want - feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
covet - wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person); "She covets her sister's house"
2.begrudge - wish ill or allow unwillinglybegrudge - wish ill or allow unwillingly        
wish well, wish - feel or express a desire or hope concerning the future or fortune of

begrudge
verb
1. resent, envy, grudge, be jealous of, be envious of, be resentful of I certainly don't begrudge him the Nobel Prize.
2. be bitter about, object to, be angry about, be pissed (off) about (taboo slang), give reluctantly, bear a grudge about, be in a huff about, give stingily, have hard feelings about She spends £2,000 a year on it and she doesn't begrudge a penny.
Translations
begrudge [bɪˈgrʌdʒ] VT
1. (= envy) to begrudge sb sthenvidiar algo a algn
I don't begrudge him his successno le envidio su éxito
2. (= give reluctantly) → dar de mala gana
I don't begrudge all the money I've spentno me duele todo el dinero que he gastado

begrudge [bɪˈgrʌdʒ] vt [+ money] → donner à contrecœur
I don't begrudge the time → Je ne rechigne pas à y passer du temps.
to begrudge sb sth → en vouloir à qn de qch

begrudge
vt
(= be reluctant) to begrudge doing somethingetw widerwillig tun
(= envy)missgönnen (sb sth jdm etw); no one begrudges you your good fortunewir gönnen dir ja dein Glück; he begrudges him the air he breatheser gönnt ihm das Salz in der Suppe nicht
(= give unwillingly)nicht gönnen (sb sth jdm etw); I wouldn’t begrudge you the moneyich würde dir das Geld ja gönnen; I won’t begrudge you £5du sollst die £ 5 haben

begrudge (biˈgradʒ) verb
to envy (someone something). I begrudge him his success.


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