[ UK /bɪɡɹˈʌd‍ʒ/ ]
[ US /bɪˈɡɹədʒ/ ]
  1. wish ill or allow unwillingly
  2. be envious of; set one's heart on
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How To Use begrudge In A Sentence

  • If a certain amount of begrudgery is the unavoidable product of such a position of eminence, it is neither fair nor perceptive.
  • Look, no one begrudges you your right to write books, peddle gossip or make money, which given the way your boss treats you, is understandable.
  • Nobody would begrudge him a chance to perform on the international stage. The Sun
  • On the red carpet tonight, nobody is going to begrudge her a few stretchmarks. Times, Sunday Times
  • Few would begrudge her victory as she is one of Britain's unsung sporting heroines. Times, Sunday Times
  • It is his business to spend his money and people should not begrudge him his success.
  • Nobody can really begrudge us the three points. The Sun
  • While I did not begrudge the President his due recognition, this was a trifle fulsome.
  • He begrudged his friend the award.
  • Only a cynic would begrudge her this one moment of romance. Times, Sunday Times
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