be bitter and twisted

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be bitter and twisted

To be miserable, typically because of past traumas or problems. My sister is bitter and twisted after years in a bad relationship. Oh, she's been bitter and twisted ever since she found out she didn't make the team.
See also: and, bitter, twist
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There will be some people who are bitter and twisted about him.
As an elderly man who believes sectarianism in Scotland was non-existent during the Second World War, I believe there are still a minority in Scotland who are bitter and twisted when it comes to live and let live.