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can't stomach (someone)
Unable to tolerate someone due to an aversion or a strong sense of disgust or dislike for them. Ugh, I just can't stomach obnoxious guys who always have to dominate the conversation. He eventually quit because he just couldn't stomach his horrible boss any longer.
See also: stomach
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tv. to tolerate someone or something. (Usually negative.) Spike couldn’t stomach the opera, and he left after the first ten minutes.
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