In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1he resented her success — se sentía contrariado por su éxito
- I resent the suggestion that … — no puedo admitir / me ofende que se insinúe que …
- I've always resented my sister — siempre he tenido celos de mi hermana
- to resent -ing
- I resent having to help him — me molesta tener que ayudarle
- he resents me / my telling him what to do — le sienta mal que le diga lo que tiene que hacer
- In standing up against the injustices, we have obviously hurt them and they resent us.
- He resents her for this, but secretly I know he is grateful.
- Pam had been introduced to Natalie by a mutual friend and Steven began to resent her.
- Most of the population resents the rich foreigners, even though their living depends on tourism.
- He feels guilt over that, but he also resents you for bringing something like this up at such a crucial point in the journey.
- What hurt the most was the fact she had warned me about my feelings in the first place… and now I was resenting her for my own mistake.
- As James never wanted a new mom, he resents Mary and won't allow her into his life.
- We are resented for our arrogance in assuming that people should speak English.
- Although he resented his father for the neglect of the family he joined him as a fisherman when he was sixteen.
- It was almost as if writing movies had given people one more reason to hate me, or dislike or resent me.
- Rather than resenting us for getting ‘special’ treatment, why not back us up?
- Martin, as well as her other son Benjamin, resented their mother joining politics.
- Perhaps she resents him for monopolizing her mother's attention and affection after the divorce.
- They resent us for our power and at the same time expect us to be capable of everything.
- If you're always late on completing things, people stop relying on you, start resenting you and begin to bypass you.
- Philippa, on the other hand, was extremely sulky and didn't even try to hide the fact she resented me.
- In truth, I rather resented the travellers having blocked my cycle route.
- I mean how can you ever feel comfortable living in a house with someone who hates and resents you?
- She'd grown cold against him, resenting him because he had a good job whilst she'd chosen to be a housewife.
- But when I get inside my flat, I can still smell his smoke, and I feel myself resenting him for it.
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