Holding grudge

French translation: Nourrir une rancune

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English term or phrase:Holding grudge
French translation:Nourrir une rancune
Entered by: MultiPro

23:58 Dec 19, 2016
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2016-12-23 14:54:08 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


English to French translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Holding grudge
English term or phrase: Holding grudge
Holding grudge


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Samer Jaatoul
Canada
Local time: 05:23
être rancunier/en vouloir à quelqu'un
Explanation:
avoir une dent contre quelqu'un/avoir du ressentiment etc.
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MultiPro
United States
Local time: 02:23
Grading comment
Merci beaucoup
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Summary of answers provided
5 +7être rancunier/en vouloir à quelqu'un
MultiPro
4avoir la mémoire longue
Daryo


Discussion entries: 3





  

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
holding grudge
être rancunier/en vouloir à quelqu'un


Explanation:
avoir une dent contre quelqu'un/avoir du ressentiment etc.
Basic definition

MultiPro
United States
Local time: 02:23
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 119
Grading comment
Merci beaucoup

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  ph-b: Oui, hors de tout contexte, n'importe quel bon dico fera l'affaire.
5 hrs

agree  Tony M
5 hrs

agree  GILOU
6 hrs

agree  Chakib Roula: Nourir une rancune envers quelqu'un.
7 hrs

agree  Annie Rigler
8 hrs

agree  Daryo: Nourir une rancune
10 hrs

agree  TB CommuniCAT
1 day 3 hrs
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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
holding grudge
avoir la mémoire longue


Explanation:
Slightly less direct way of saying it ...

Daryo
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:23
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in SerbianSerbian, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in category: 104
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