feel bad about (something)

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feel bad about (something)

To feel a distressing emotion, such as guilt, sorrow, or embarrassment. I feel really bad about not being able to come to your birthday party.
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"It's always a bad feeling when you get out or the batting doesn't work collectively, and everyone feels bad about not having contributed to the team in any way.
Islamabad, Aug 25 ( ANI ): Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that people in his country 'pay more charity than taxes' because they are aware of the fact that their money would be misused, adding that he himself feels bad about paying taxes.
Which presenter has said she feels bad about allowing her children to watch TV?
And she says she feels bad about allowing her own youngsters to develop a viewing habit.
Barry feels bad about getting Megan in trouble, but needs her if he is to break out of his exile to the society pages.
One of her cousins, Nicole, has run away to Germany in order to save herself but feels bad about leaving Holly and her sister Amanda to fend for themselves.