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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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STORY: PAGE 36 "Of course it's disappointing but there's no hard feelings - that's football.
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"There's absolutely no hard feelings and I think it's been a useful exercise for him."
Lukaku, who played just 15 times in three years at Stamford Bridge, has not enjoyed the best of relationships with Mourinho, but the 21-year-old striker insists he has no hard feelings towards his former club.
Brazil's national team was knocked out in a humiliating 7-1 semifinal defeat to Germany, the worst in the five-time champion's history The Paris club's Brazilian players, including Thiago Silva and David Luiz, newly signed from Chelsea, will not have any "hard feelings", Blanc told reporters at a Hong Kong press conference as the team kicked off their Asian tour.
The 26-year-old singer's mother insisted that she is still a big fan of the 33-year-old former professional ice-hockey player and there are no hard feelings between them.
Steve Nicol reckons Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish's return to Anfield proves he's no hard feelings after getting the chop as gaffer just 18 months ago.
He told the Chronicle: "I think I'll be off at the end of the season, but there are no hard feelings. This is a good club and they are sixth in the league.
However, he showed there was no hard feelings by not only selecting the Arsenal winger in his squad for the Euro 2012 qualifiers, but naming him in the starting line-up in the 3-0 win in Bulgaria.
He said there were certainly no hard feelings between him and his former partners.
Summary: They may have fought over the right to the same name, but M Night Shyamalan insists he has no hard feelings towards James Cameron.
Younus, who has finally struck some form with the bat while playing for Surrey in England, also said that he bore no hard feelings towards any of his teammates.
DEFENDER Mike Williams, whose 13-year association with Wrexham came to an end this week, says he will be leaving with no hard feelings and nothing but happy memories of his marathon spell with the Blue Square Premier club.
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