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comfortably off

Having enough financial means or assets to be able to live in comfort. Jim is now quite comfortably off after marrying Suzanne, whose father is a billionaire oil tycoon.
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not sit comfortably (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 comfortably with me. Some aspects of my proposal didn't sit comfortably with them, but I assured them that things could be changed to accommodate their preferences.
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ˌcomfortably ˈoff

having enough money to buy what you want without worrying about the cost: My brother is very comfortably off. He has a career in finance.
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sit comfortably/easily/well (with something)

(written) seem right, natural, suitable, etc. in a particular place or situation: His views did not sit comfortably with the management line.
See also: comfortably, easily, sit, well
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The study by Zoccola and co-author Andrew Manigaul discusses how feeling able to comfortably talk about your sexual identity with family members specifically, appears to be most linked to the output of cortisol, the stress hormone that can damage an individual's health if produced in large quantity.
Once Americans retire, they may also learn to be frugal and get by comfortably on less than they thought would be required.
The only disadvantage a round table has is that it's harder to slot it comfortably against a wall when it's not in use, but the benefits outweigh the drawbacks.
- but Jurgen Klopp and the fans can be encouraged by the fact Liverpool's squad looks stronger than Tottenham's, given they deserved to win and did it quite comfortably.
Though 13% of those who say that they do have enough money to live comfortably are very worried about not being able to pay medical costs in the event of a serious illness or accident, almost half of those who don't think they have enough to live comfortably are very worried (45%).
Their calorie loading diet plans include constant medical attention and support that enables their patients to comfortably, safely and quickly improve their physical and emotional health through weight loss.
Dott gave away 42 points in fouls in the next frame but still managed to win it after 47 minutes and signed off with a 65 break to come through comfortably.
But I can't help shake the belief that this is our best chance for a long time to win a derby and win it comfortably.
Chambers also kept his dream of a fourth consecutive World Indoor medal alive by comfortably winning his heat in 6.57secs.
BANNU -- The team of Government Postgraduate College Bannu No-I here Thursday won the Inter Colleges Basketball Tournament of the province, defeating Dir team by 29 points comfortably. The final match was played between Govt Postgraduate College No.I Bannu and Govt College Dir teams at Umerdaraz Basketball Bannu ground where players received warm applause from people.
The shorter format of best-ofseven frames in these early rounds can be risky for punters to get involved in, but Neil Robertson and Mark Allen should comfortably win their matches against Martin Gould and Ali Carter respectively.
However, there was no such joy for New Zealand's Olympic champion Mahe Drysdale, who was beaten comfortably by Aleksandr Aleksandrov of Azerbaijan.
Supplied as a pair, for left and right legs, they're available unisex to fit sizes S/M and L/XL and can be comfortably worn underneath regular socks.
In a world where retirement income is based on personal savings-such as is the case with 401(k) and 403(b) deferrals-I think it is difficult to accumulate enough money by age 65 to be able to retire comfortably. I define "comfortable" retirement as being such that the retiree can maintain his preretirement standard of living.
Nearly one in four Canadian pre-retirees lack confidence in their ability to live comfortably in retirement, new research shows.