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not sit easily (with one)

To not be agreeable to one's values or sensibilities. The idea that some children have to go hungry in this country just doesn't sit easily with me. Some aspects of my proposal didn't sit easily with them, but I assured them that things could be changed to accommodate their preferences.
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The magnitude of the deal does not sit easily with the German but he believes it is no longer possible to keep a lid on spiralling fees and instead chooses to focus on the player, not the price tag.
United reduced the gap to five points, but he has to go for the jugular in every game because draws are no longer good enough - and that may not sit easily with a manager whose default setting is safety first.
His anti-establishment persona did not sit easily with the ginand-tonic brigade, a post-cricket punditry career inevitably alienated players, and his "in my day" approach to commentary rubbed some viewers up the wrong way.
His antiestablishment persona did not sit easily with the gin and tonic brigade, a post-cricket punditry career inevitably alienated players, and his research-light "in my day" approach to commentary rubbed some viewers up the wrong way.
It does not sit easily with even a limited rapprochement with the US.
The inclusion of such politicians does not sit easily with Modi's election promise to root out corruption, and has led to criticism that he is failing to change the political culture in India where wealthy, tainted politicians sometimes find it easier to win votes.
A renewal contract may not sit easily with traditional wedding vows but they have a certain common sense.
Newcastle United owner Ashley is also believed to be considering his options but that would not sit easily with the SFA, even though they gave him backing to invest in the first place under former chairman Charles Green.
My father had Alzheimer's disease, and it did not sit easily with him.
Compared to some, my drinking might have been seen as insignificant, but it did not sit easily with me.
It is a contrast that does not sit easily with some Arsenal fans, who are now questioning whether Wenger is the right man to lead their team forward after 15 years in charge.
And Hughes remains an outsider because last week's forced exit from Fulham does not sit easily with the Villa hierarchy who are close to their Craven Cottage counterparts.
Critics also argue that the profit motive does not sit easily with the ethos of public service--which is what is supposed to motivate professionals in the classroom--and that any move to take money out of public education to boost the profits of private firms--though this has been excluded by the government so far--would be unacceptable.
It might not sit easily with some, including former skipper Alan Shearer, who called for Capello to be axed in the wake of that devastating 4-1 defeat in Bloemfontein, but Richards insists the right decision has been made.