can't stand the sight of (someone or something)

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can't stand the sight of (someone or something)

Cannot tolerate encountering someone or something due to an aversion or a strong sense of disgust or dislike. At this point, he's betrayed me so many times that I can't stand the sight of him. I could never be a doctor or nurse—I just can't stand the sight of blood.
See also: of, sight, stand
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We've both cheated and there are days I can't stand the sight of him.
OPINION Blues fans can't stand the sight of him and won't want him anywhere near the pitch come Sunday.
Come to think of it, I actually can't stand the sight of him!
With a mob debt and a pregnant girlfriend who can't stand the sight of him, David is about to find that sometimes the best fathers are the men who seem the least fit for parenting.
I can't stand the sight of him!" Pascal Rogard, director-general of the French Society of Dramatic Authors and Composersa (SACD), admittedly took one of the most hard-line positions during a meeting of film makers in Dijon, France, hosted by the French society of authors, directors and producers (ARP), on 24-25 October.
MICK McCARTHY admits some people can't stand the sight of him.
I'll bash the daylights out of him for I can't stand the sight of him."
Big-hearted Helen said: "No matter what else he's done, he's the dad of my boys and they deserve to see him - even if I can't stand the sight of him."
Or maybe she can't stand the sight of him and certainly doesn't want him hanging around.
Those closest to the Sports Direct boss - and even those Newcastle fans who can't stand the sight of him - all agree that his primary focus is on protecting and expanding his bargain-basement retail business.
There's been no staged public kiss of forgiveness; no happy family magazine picture spreads of her staring lovingly into his eyes because, I suspect, Elin can't stand the sight of him. Yet she is trapped.
I can't stand the sight of him and after the court case most people felt the same."
However, Heather will depict him as the son who hates his father and can't stand the sight of him so avoids him at all costs.