sit well with


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.


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  • sit well with — If something doesn t sit well with you, it doesn t please you or is not acceptable to you …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • sit well (with) — {v.} Find favor with; please. * /The reduced school budget did not sit well with the teachers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sit well (with) — {v.} Find favor with; please. * /The reduced school budget did not sit well with the teachers./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sit\ well\ with — v Find favor with; please. The reduced school budget did not sit well with the teachers …   Словарь американских идиом

  • 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

  • sit well with — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. please, be acceptable to, be welcome to, be agreeable to, be pleasing to, gratify; see also satisfy 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

  • sit well (with something) — sit comfortably, easily, well, etc. (with sth) idiom to seem right, natural, suitable, etc. in a particular place or situation • His views did not sit comfortably with the management line. Main entry: ↑sitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 — 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