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To hate or dislike someone or something

hate

verb

to dislike someone or something very much

dislike

verb

to not like someone or something

bear

verb

if you cannot bear someone or something, you dislike them very much

despise

verb

to hate someone or something and have no respect for them

loathe

verb

to dislike someone or something very much

detest

verb

to hate someone or something

deplore

verb

to dislike something very much, often because you think it is immoral

abhor

verb

to dislike something very much, usually because you think it is immoral

someone can’t stand someone/something

used for saying that a person dislikes someone or something very much

have/have got against

to dislike someone or not approve of them for a particular reason

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