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begrudge

verb [T]
 
 
/bɪˈɡrʌdʒ/
WANT SOMETHING to feel upset because someone has something that you would like: [+ two objects] I don't begrudge him his success.Envy and jealousy
NOT WANT TO DO to feel upset because you have to spend money on something or spend time doing something: They begrudge every penny that they have to spend on him.Angry and displeasedBad-tempered
Translations of “begrudge”
in Spanish envidiar…
in French envier (qqch. à qqn)…
in German mißgönnen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吝惜, 捨不得給,抱怨…
in Russian завидовать, жалеть…
in Turkish haset etmek, çok görmek, gıpta etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吝惜, 舍不得给,抱怨…
in Polish zazdrościć, żałować…
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