Definition of 'begrudge'
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And no one can begrudge him that after all he has done for Arsenal. The Sun (2016)The solution to this problem is not to begrudge high pay at the top. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Nobody would begrudge him a chance to perform on the international stage. The Sun (2010)Only a cynic would begrudge her this one moment of romance. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If we want the best quality representation then we cannot begrudge paying them properly. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Nobody will begrudge her that for a moment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)No one will begrudge it to any of them. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But why should we begrudge them good pay for a hard and dangerous job? The Sun (2009) Nobody could begrudge us all three points. The Sun (2012) Nobody could begrudge the man a little bit of peace. The Sun (2011) Nobody can really begrudge us the three points. The Sun (2013)Why begrudge money raised for animals? The Sun (2014)Pros Few will begrudge more money for the health service. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You won't begrudge a single one. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Few begrudge spending money on humanitarian aid such as that going to the Philippines. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You almost don't begrudge paying out in the circumstances. The Sun (2011)We should not begrudge one player one penny; many have lived too long with financial sacrifice. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No one would begrudge Villas-Boas his night. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I don't think anyone could begrudge us that. The Sun (2014)I love my siblings dearly and don't begrudge them the money. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of us begrudge paying for a TV licence. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Surely Ed won't begrudge his hero the honour just this once. The Sun (2015)Some will be outraged, but it's hard to begrudge him the money. The Sun (2007)We played very well and I don't think anyone could begrudge us the win. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But I don't think anyone could begrudge us getting something out of that game. The Sun (2014)
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