In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(person) resentido(person) rencoroso(air/look) de resentimientohe felt very resentful when … — se resintió mucho cuando …
- she was resentful at the way she'd been treated — estaba resentida por cómo la habían tratado
- I've always been resentful of my sister/her success — siempre he sentido celos de mi hermana/de su éxito
- She soon became resentful of her entrapment within a working-class community where she never felt at home.
- She said he had committed the offences after becoming resentful at the way he felt he was being treated.
- People who weren't interested said as much, and people who stopped to talk didn't seem at all resentful.
- Here was a man who had every reason to feel angry, resentful and bitter.
- Bitter, resentful and increasingly unstable, Jackie watches her life crumble.
- Even if he says yes, your fiancé will always feel slightly resentful.
- Staff in the hospitals and diagnostic practices also became resentful, and many resigned.
- I get such resentful feelings towards his dad for not being here to lighten my load, or at least to lend a hand in those desperate moments.
- It would be easy to have negative feelings at this moment in time but I think you only hurt yourself and become bitter and resentful.
- It was by far the busiest bar and restaurant in town, and smokers weren't resentful about having to take regular trips outside.
- A part of me also was hurt, resentful and angry about his comments and accusations.
- Andrei is pleased to see his father again, but Ivan is bitter and resentful.
- It made her bitter and resentful towards him, and all the more rebellious.
- What was morbidly fascinating was the resentful resistance of the other couple to this patently superior lifestyle.
- They are already resentful of paying so many other government imposed duties on everyday life.
- Edith's sense of humour, her warmth and her refusal to be resentful make her a survivor in the true sense of the word.
- If I do that, it will make him sullen and resentful and unmotivated to control his desire to hit when he is angry.
- Only a few short weeks ago I would have said that I leave here bitter and resentful.
- He never wants to come off sounding bitter or resentful over opportunities lost.
- They're angry and resentful about the situation and primed for an angry response.
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