nurse a grudge

nurse a grudge
keep a feeling of dislike toward some person

My old girlfriend is still nursing a grudge toward me even after three years.


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  • nurse a grudge — {v. phr.} To keep a feeling of envy or dislike toward some person; remember something bad that a person said or did to you, and dislike the person because of that. * /Torn nursed a grudge against John because John took his place on the basketball …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nurse a grudge — {v. phr.} To keep a feeling of envy or dislike toward some person; remember something bad that a person said or did to you, and dislike the person because of that. * /Torn nursed a grudge against John because John took his place on the basketball …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nurse\ a\ grudge — v. phr. To keep a feeling of envy or dislike toward some person; remember something bad that a person said or did to you, and dislike the person because of that. Torn nursed a grudge against John because John took his place on the basketball team …   Словарь американских идиом

  • nurse — [nʉrs] n. [ME norse < OFr norice < LL nutricia < L nutricius, that suckles or nourishes < nutrix (gen. nutricis), wet nurse < nutrire, to nourish < IE * (s)neu , var. of base * (s)nā , to flow > NATANT, Sans snāuti, (she)… …   English World dictionary

  • grudge — n. 1) to bear, harbor, hold, nurse a grudge 2) a bitter; deep seated grudge 3) a grudge against * * * [grʌdʒ] deep seated grudge harbor hold nurse a grudge a bitter a grudge against to bear …   Combinatory dictionary

  • grudge — grudge1 [grʌdʒ] n 1.) a feeling of dislike for someone because you cannot forget that they harmed you in the past 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 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nurse — nurse1 W3S3 [nə:s US nə:rs] n ↑stethoscope [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: nurice, from Latin nutricius; NUTRITIOUS] 1.) someone whose job is to look after people who are ill or injured, usually in a hospital ▪ The nurse is coming to give …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nurse — 1 noun (C) 1 someone who is trained to look after people who are ill or injured, usually in a hospital: The nurse is coming to give you an injection. | a student nurse (=someone learning to be a nurse) | Nurse Jones | a male nurse 2 old fashioned …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • grudge — See: NURSE A GRUDGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • grudge — See: NURSE A GRUDGE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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