not sit easily (with one)

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not sit easily (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 easily with me. Some aspects of my proposal didn't sit easily with them, but I assured them that things could be changed to accommodate their preferences.
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But for me the humour didn't sit easily with the tension in Daphne du Maurier's chilling story, which has spawned so many adaptations over the decades that the Hitchcock template film version is almost forgotten.
But that didn't sit easily with the US Christian right and the European donors who felt it was too sensitive an issue to interfere with.
Panesar was sledging, too, which didn't sit easily with a man who normally doesn't say boo.
But that didn't sit easily with the 32-year-old's belief that the whole celebrity whirl once nearly destroyed him.
That didn't sit easily with a club of their stature, and clearly David O'Leary has a huge job on his hands to get the mindset right again.
The pitch was a trick shop full of players with party pieces to do and derision didn't sit easily with Ronaldo, who then set up Giggs for what would have been the opening goal of the game had it not been for Petr Cech getting across his goal to thwart the United captain with a terrific save.
Those views didn't sit easily with Frazier whose ethnic credentials could not be questioned given his difficult upbringing in a tough black ghetto of South Carolina.
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