English version

look kindly on somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlook kindly on somebody/somethinglook kindly on somebody/somethingto approve of someone or something Jimmy would probably not look too kindly on our request. kindly
Examples from the Corpus
look kindly on somebody/somethingNo skimping, and I'd look kindly on it if you'd provide her with petticoats.Penry was unlikely to look kindly on some one who landed on his island uninvited twice in a row.But tobacco is a wily and vengeful beast, and one not disposed to look kindly on those who jilt him.
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