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hard feelings

Ill will, resentment, or anger Unfortunately these layoffs are out of our control. I hope there is no hard feelings. John's remarks after the ceremony caused a lot of hard feelings.
See also: feeling, hard

*hard feelings

Fig. feelings of resentment or anger. (*Typically: cause ~ have ~ give someone ∼.) The argument caused a lot of hard feelings, but finally we got over it.
See also: feeling, hard
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I have only good things to say about Mark, there are no hard feelings between us," Saverin, 30, said during an interview with the Brazilian magazine Veja.
It's going to be hard for anybody to break in and there are no hard feelings from me.
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Just so there are no hard feelings, we'll keep the contest open for an extra month (Read: Deadline for entry to the Springfield Armory XD .
I said I understood and there were no hard feelings.
However, he added: "I haven't any hard feelings, but I would like to think I would not have done it to him.
Hard feelings, then, are inevitable, but I'd rather be productive about this.
public schools (1997) by a minister who said the book contained "profanity and may spark hard feelings between students of different races.
I won't say there weren't some hard feelings when Bruce and his partners left Observer to go into competition with me," Spencer said, "but that was 25 years ago now, time passes.
PONTYPRIDD coach Lynn Howells said there were no hard feelings after the Sardis Road side lost the signature of Welsh prop Ben Evans to Cardiff, writes Gareth Griffiths.
The KLA [Kosovo Liberation Army] was formally disbanded, but the hard feelings from the war lingered on.
Caballe then ripped up the score, and followed up by kissing Mr Collado to show she had no hard feelings.
They leave ulcers, strained relationships, and hard feelings in their wake.