sit well with someone


sit well with someone
(not) sit well with (someone) mainly American if a situation or an idea does not sit well with someone, they do not like it or accept it.

The idea of people other than police combating crime does not sit well with many of the public.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • not sit well with someone — not sit well (with (someone)) to be difficult for someone to agree with or accept. The idea of declaring war does not sit well with many voters. Having the state s future decided in Washington, D.C., doesn t sit well with the people of Alaska.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not sit well with someone — (not) sit well with (someone) mainly American if a situation or an idea does not sit well with someone, they do not like it or accept it. The idea of people other than police combating crime does not sit well with many of the public …   New idioms dictionary

  • not sit well with someone — not sit well/right/with someone phrase if something that someone does or says does not sit well with you, you do not agree with it or do not like it Her remarks at dinner didn’t sit well with some of the guests. Thesaurus: not in agreementsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit well with — (not) sit well with (someone) mainly American if a situation or an idea does not sit well with someone, they do not like it or accept it. The idea of people other than police combating crime does not sit well with many of the public …   New idioms dictionary

  • sit well with — please or find favor with someone His decision to leave early for the weekend didn t sit well with the other members of the staff …   Idioms and examples

  • not sit well with — not sit well (with (someone)) to be difficult for someone to agree with or accept. The idea of declaring war does not sit well with many voters. Having the state s future decided in Washington, D.C., doesn t sit well with the people of Alaska.… …   New idioms dictionary

  • not sit well with — (not) sit well with (someone) mainly American if a situation or an idea does not sit well with someone, they do not like it or accept it. The idea of people other than police combating crime does not sit well with many of the public …   New idioms dictionary

  • not sit right with someone — not sit well/right/with someone phrase if something that someone does or says does not sit well with you, you do not agree with it or do not like it Her remarks at dinner didn’t sit well with some of the guests. Thesaurus: not in agreementsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit well — please or find favor with someone His decision to leave early for the weekend didn t sit well with the other members of the staff …   Idioms and examples

  • not sit well — (with (someone)) to be difficult for someone to agree with or accept. The idea of declaring war does not sit well with many voters. Having the state s future decided in Washington, D.C., doesn t sit well with the people of Alaska. Usage notes:… …   New idioms dictionary