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sit right (with one)

To be acceptable, agreeable, or permissible to one; to seem correct, appropriate, or prudent. Typically used in negative constructions. Something about the whole arrangement just didn't sit right, so I decided to investigate the matter further. As long as the plan sits right with my advisors, I'm happy to sign off on it. Something you said doesn't sit right with us.
See also: right, sit

sit right with someone

Fig. [for something] to be acceptable or understandable to someone. (Very close to sit well with someone.) What you just said doesn't really sit right with me. Let's talk about it. It didn't sit right with the boss.
See also: right, sit
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The 23-year-old was injured towards the end of the controversial 2-2 draw at The Hawthorns in December, And without Grealish on the pitch, Villa's season spiralled out of control, not helped by Jay's Hand of Rod that still doesn't sit right with the Villa team.
That doesn't sit right with Quinn who believes the next chief executive and "most selfrespecting people" would want 'total charge'.
"The idea of coming along and plonking some large buildings in their place doesn't sit right with me."
While Phelps continues to decode crimes across LA, a boomtown which is on the verge of a massive construction boom, he realises that something doesn't sit right with the results he's gotten.
It doesn't sit right with a lot of people but it's here and will probably frustrate for a long time.
"It doesn't sit right with me that it looks like they can't be bothered.
Inspector Hawe, writing in the Police Federation magazine Your Voice, said: "It just doesn't sit right with me.
|That bending the rules is seen as nothing to be ashamed of doesn't sit right with me.
"Playing against Chelsea just doesn't sit right with me, to be honest," he said.
That doesn't sit right with the ride-sharing companies.
Lieberman can dream on because we belong to this land, and if he doesn't like that or it doesn't sit right with him, he can go back to Russia or Moldova or wherever he came from.
Nicole says going against her cousin doesn't sit right with her and no one knows how it feels to compete against family.
Break trends, don't follow them -- especially if the masses are clamoring for something that doesn't sit right with you.
It just doesn't sit right with me - these lads are going into battle in a few minutes and they're standing there slapping their opponents on the back.
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