hold a grudge

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hold a grudge (against) (third-person singular simple present holds a grudge, present participle holding a grudge, simple past and past participle held a grudge)

  1. (idiomatic) To stay angry (at someone or something).
    That guy sure can hold a grudge when something goes wrong.
    I made a mistake. That's not a good reason to hold a grudge against me.