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Watson recently has requested that the Texans trade him, reportedly displeased that the team didn’t follow through on promises that he would have input in an organizational overhaul this offseason.
DESHAUN WATSON ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT IN LAWSUITS STEMMING FROM MASSAGE SESSIONS; QB ISSUES DENIALMARK MASKE, NICKI JHABVALAMARCH 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ethel's mode of pleading was unfortunate; the "very foolish of Margaret" were the very words to displease.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
You are an honest man,404 and do not make it your business either to please or displease the favourites.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
If I understand you rightly, monsieur, you have decided to rid yourself of persons who annoy you or displease you?
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
He supped with me; but a cunning, crafty fellow he is, and dangerous to displease, for his tongue spares nobody.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
For a word, she would flare up into a sudden anger, nor try as he would, could he divine what action of his would displease her.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
The themes permitted by such an attitude were certain to displease the readers of that period.
THE LETTERS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
He, on the contrary, avoided this reflection of his genius, which seemed to displease him.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
I will not displease you again; I will keep at a safe distance.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Take good heed that you fail not, insomuch as you fear to displease the king my son, and myself.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
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