to not like sb/sth
Why do you dislike him so much?
He disliked it when she behaved badly in front of his mother.
I dislike being away from my family.
Much as she disliked going to funerals (= although she did not like it at all) , she knew she had to be there.
He disliked her staying away from home.
a feeling of not liking sb/sth
He did not try to hide his dislike of his boss.
She took an instant dislike to the house and the neighbourhood.
a thing that you do not like
I've told you all my likes and dislikes .
All these words mean to have a strong feeling of dislike for sb/sth.
to have a strong feeling of dislike for sb/sth
Although hate is generally a very strong verb, it is also commonly used in spoken or informal English to talk about people or things that you dislike in a less important way, for example a particular type of food.
He hates violence in any form.
I've always hated cabbage.
( rather formal ) to not like sb/sth
Dislike is a rather formal word; it is less formal, and more usual, to say that you don't like sb/sth, especially in spoken English.
I don't like it when you phone me so late at night.
( rather informal ) used to emphasize that you really do not like sb/sth
I can't stand his brother.
She couldn't stand being kept waiting.
to dislike and have no respect for sb/sth
He despised himself for being so cowardly.
used to say that you dislike sth so much that you cannot accept or deal with it
I can't bear having cats in the house.
用can't stand还是can't bear？
can't stand or can't bear?
在许多情况下，两个短语可通用，但can't bear比can't stand语气稍强，而且较正式。
In many cases you can use either word, but can't bear is slightly stronger and slightly more formal than can't stand .
to hate sb/sth very much
They loathe each other.
Loathe is generally an even stronger verb than hate , but it can also be used more informally to talk about less important things, meaning ‘really don't like’.
Whether you love or loathe their music, you can't deny their talent.
( rather formal ) to hate sb/sth very much
They absolutely detest each other.