English version

not sit well/easily/comfortably (with somebody)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishnot sit well/easily/comfortably (with somebody)not sit well/easily/comfortably (with somebody)if a situation, plan etc does not sit well with someone, they do not like it He had never before been accused of stealing, and it did not sit well with him. sit
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not sit well/easily/comfortably (with somebody)The adornment, thought Eloise smugly, would not sit well amidst so much blubber.One might think a hockey fan would not sit easily at a sewing machine piecing together patches for a quilt.This conviction did not sit well either with regimental soldiering or with Whitehall.The populist vision of a peasant landholding democracy does not sit easily with alternative visions of women's rights.He had never before been accused of stealing and it did not sit well with him.Certainly, such views as these do not sit comfortably with managerialism and are equally at odds with restricted professionality.The closures, which began late last month, does not sit well with many of the regulars.The volatility and their non-guaranteed status do not sit comfortably with the official line linking the two benefits.
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