Ask and refuse

begrudge
(v)
bǝ-GRUJ
Meaning

1. refuse to give

1st Sample Sentence

1. My father would never begrudge me anything, but I am too proud to ask.

2nd Meaning

2. resent someone's possession or use of something; disapprove of someone's possession or use of something

2nd Sample Sentence

2. Please don't begrudge me my time on the internet: it's one of my life's only pleasures.

Mnemonics

be+grudge. when you have a grudge on somebody you always wish ill for him begru+dge--begru sounds like beggars. Beggars usually wish ill to others as their own situation is bad. begrudge can be broken into beg + rude. So if someone who behave rudely with beggars, the beggar will 'wish ill' for that person.

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