not sit comfortably (with one)

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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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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.
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But his assertion that we, in the UK, were at least a decade "behind" the US didn't sit comfortably with me.
But the 'job for life' ethic didn't sit comfortably with him and he left three years later to train as a primary school teacher at Bede College in Durham.
Remember how David Gower was jettisoned from the England set-up because his attitude didn't sit comfortably with Graham Gooch's?
This didn't sit comfortably with Bruce, and there had already been a distinct cooling in the relationship between the two.
Jefferies said: "I was offered the director of football job but it didn't sit comfortably with me.
Last year there were occasions when I compromised my own values and that didn't sit comfortably with me so I knew it wouldn't continue.
What they saw obviously didn't sit comfortably with their preconceived opinions about comprehensive schools.
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