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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The straitjacket of supposedly wifely duties clearly doesn't sit easily on her - especially after Mary Poppins offers her services in response to an advert mysteriously not yet made public by the little Bankses, Michael and Jane.
Now, they're obviously underdogs and rightly so, but being hot favourites against unheralded opposition at this stage of the Championship doesn't sit easily with Mayo teams.
That would earn the well-travelled Dutchman another bumper pay day for his short stint in the north east, which doesn't sit easily with one Gers fan.
Talk about the 'brand' doesn't sit easily with lifelong Reds but there is no escaping the fact that commercial success is more important than ever if the club is to get back to competing for the biggest prizes.
It's probably something that doesn't sit easily with fans but I'm here to try and facilitate a manager's ambitions, not suppress them.
The label of business big-hitter doesn't sit easily with the reticent entrepreneur, even though he has quadrupled revenues at Middlesbrough fire protection specialist H E Woolley since leading a management buy-out of the firm 10 years ago.
He has been kept out so far by the Glenn Loovens/Roger Johnson partnership and it doesn't sit easily with the big defender that he hasn't been in the starting line-up.
But he doesn't sit easily alongside the catalogue of writers and lecturers who were feted in America: 'Pritchett seems to have had no idea what a celebrity he already was among the New York intelligentsia' says Prof.
Yet no matter how much success she enjoys, the fame that comes with it doesn't sit easily with Roberta.
Chief Inspector Alex MacDonald told the film-makers: 'It doesn't sit easily when we see the effects of a policy which means people are being made destitute.
What the actor likes is comedy that doesn't sit easily, which marks him out as a sophisticated alternative to more mainstream Hollywood comedians.
As manipulative Richard, Cole succeeds in creating a cryptic figure, but the edgy, repetitive dialogue doesn't sit easily on his tongue.
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