Verb(1) cause to feel resentment or indignation(2) act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises(3) strike with disgust or revulsion(4) hurt the feelings of
(1) It is limited to cases where enforcement of the copyright would offend against the policy of the law.(2) These passages clearly offend against a number of the principles I have listed above.(3) The unknowing teacher might offend some students and upset others by using the wrong words, tone, or body language.(4) Are victims not entitled to every assurance that their abusers will not offend again?(5) Would that offend you or hurt you or upset you any more?(6) I'm very confident that we are making a big difference these days into the lives of young people who are likely to commit crimes and to offend .(7) But as much as such low-end food might offend my culinary sensibilities, I can drive right by.(8) He does not appear to be a young man who is likely to offend again in this way in the future.(9) The teams involved said they ├ö├ç├┐never set out to upset or offend anyone.├ö├ç├û(10) Must he also offend against the rule of law by introducing a new form of detention without trial?(11) In many cases where young boys sexually offend there was a family history of emotional, sexual and physical abuse.(12) If a state's laws offend against the Constitution, the Supreme Court can declare them unconstitutional.(13) The alleged crimes offend against the laws of all nations.(14) those activities which offend against public order and decency(15) Warning: the following article contains scenes that may shock and offend some people.(16) a small hard core of young criminals who offend again and again
(1) to offend :: beleidigen
1. hurt someone's feelings ::
verletzt die Gefühle von jemandem
2. displease ::
3. break the law ::
das Gesetz brechen
5. pique ::
6. wound ::
7. breach ::
1. follow ::
2. mind ::
3. obey ::
4. observe ::
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Didn't mean to OFFEND you, Don Corleone.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 15
Have you done something to OFFEND me?
Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2
Did I OFFEND you? Sorry.
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1
Gustavo didn't mean to OFFEND.
Breaking Bad Season 4, Episode 8
I do not mean to OFFEND, Your Grace.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 10
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