sit well with

sit well with someone

to be acceptable to someone. Your explanation of your absence doesn't sit well with the president. The whole affair didn't sit well with the manager.
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not sit well with somebody

  (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

Please, fit or suit, be acceptable to, as in I don't think that explanation sits well with the headmaster, or His sense of humor does not sit well with this elderly audience. [Early 1700s]
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