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feel bad

Also,feel bad about. Experience regret, sadness, embarrassment, or a similar unpleasant emotion. For example, I feel bad about not attending the funeral, or The teacher's scolding made Bobby feel bad. [ First half of 1800s ]
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  • Make me feel bad come back and tell you Michikamau not there.

    The Long Labrador Trail Dillon Wallace
  • Wouldn't it make you feel bad if you was afraid he wouldn't go there?

    Mary-'Gusta Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Think what it must be to be as big as that and feel bad all over.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • And if she turned us down we'd have to look disappointed and that might make her feel bad.

    Torchy As A Pa Sewell Ford
  • You'll never get her to feel bad about anybody not having a Christmas.

    Christmas Zona Gale

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