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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"Scotland is a proud country and we shouldn't associate ourselves with a country who can't stand the sight of us."