not stand the sight of (someone or something)(redirected from cannot stand the sight of him)
not stand the sight of (someone or something)
To be unable to tolerate, accept, enjoy, or endure someone or something; to severely dislike or be thoroughly repelled by someone or something. I know I couldn't stand the sight of that horrible receptionist every day if I were to work here. He's just so mean and unpleasant! I can't stand the sight of my mother-in-law, but there are a few occasions each year where I can't avoid having to meet her. I absolutely cannot stand the sight of shellfish. Just being near it is enough to make me gag!
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