no hard feelings

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no hard feelings

No resentment or anger, as in I hope there are no hard feelings about excluding your group. This idiom uses hard in the sense of "severe" or "harsh," a usage dating from about a.d. 1000.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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