grudge

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgrʌdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/grʌdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gruj)


Inflections of 'grudge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
grudges
v 3rd person singular
grudging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
grudged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
grudged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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grudge

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [holds, has, bears] a grudge
  2. has always [held] a grudge (over, against)
  3. really knows how to hold a grudge!
  4. can really hold a grudge!
  5. how long are you going to hold this grudge?
  6. has held a grudge her entire life
  7. made his grudge [visible, clear]
  8. holds a grudge against her [former employer, rival candidate]
  9. a [personal, professional] grudge
v
  1. grudge [the loss, an inch, the expense]
  2. grudge his [good fortune, indulgence, absence, luck]
  3. grude him his [good fortune]
  4. grudge him for his [success, achievements, ability]
  5. [don't, would] grudge her for not [understanding, coming, wanting]
  6. grudge [every, all, every single]
  7. grudge every [minute, moment, time]
n as adj
  1. a grudge match between
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