not hold with (something)

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not hold with (something)

To refuse to agree, go along, or comply with something. My partners and I want to make it perfectly clear that we don't hold with what the CEO is proposing. Look, I know you're not in favor of what these protesters are asking for, but surely you don't hold with them being beaten by police, do you?
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not hold with something

Rur. to disagree with something; to not tolerate something. I don't hold with what you are saying. We don't hold with that kind of thing around here.
See also: hold, not
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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We had a lot of tearful discussions, the upshot of which was I told her that, although I didn't hold with abortion, I probably wouldn't want to have the baby.
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