not take kindly to something


not take kindly to something
(not) take kindly to (something) to not like something that someone says or does.

Be careful what you say to Mike - he doesn't take kindly to criticism.

I didn't take kindly to being thrown out of the team.


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  • not take kindly to something — phrase to be annoyed by something Paul does not take kindly to laziness. Thesaurus: to be, or to become angry or annoyedsynonym Main entry: kindly * * * not take ˈkindly to sth/sb idiom to not like sth/sb …   Useful english dictionary

  • not take kindly to something — not take kindly to (something) to be angered by something. Gomez, who had a great deal of experience, did not take kindly to advice …   New idioms dictionary

  • not take kindly to something — not take kindly to (someone/something) to not be pleased by someone or something. He did not take kindly to instruction or advice. Society did not take kindly to women who wanted a career in those days …   New idioms dictionary

  • not take kindly to something — to be annoyed by something Paul does not take kindly to laziness …   English dictionary

  • take kindly to something — (not) take kindly to (something) to not like something that someone says or does. Be careful what you say to Mike he doesn t take kindly to criticism. I didn t take kindly to being thrown out of the team …   New idioms dictionary

  • not take kindly to — (not) take kindly to (something) to not like something that someone says or does. Be careful what you say to Mike he doesn t take kindly to criticism. I didn t take kindly to being thrown out of the team …   New idioms dictionary

  • not take kindly to — (something) to be angered by something. Gomez, who had a great deal of experience, did not take kindly to advice …   New idioms dictionary

  • not take kindly to someone — not take kindly to (someone/something) to not be pleased by someone or something. He did not take kindly to instruction or advice. Society did not take kindly to women who wanted a career in those days …   New idioms dictionary

  • not take kindly to — (someone/something) to not be pleased by someone or something. He did not take kindly to instruction or advice. Society did not take kindly to women who wanted a career in those days …   New idioms dictionary

  • not take kindly to — RESENT, object to, take umbrage at, take exception to, take offence at, be annoyed by, be irritated by, feel aggrieved about, be upset by. → kindly * * * not welcome or be pleased by (someone or something) …   Useful english dictionary