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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Their higher-than-average prices don't sit comfortably with German consumers' reputation as bargain hunters.
If you look at what happened, some of the actions of a retired police office don't sit comfortably in a democracy," he said.
If you look at what happened, some of the actions of a retired police officer don't sit comfortably in a democracy," Hunt said.
First appearinn Till Death Do Us Part in the mid-60s, Alf was a TV regular for some 30 years, though his bigoted views and ''silly moo'' catchphrase don't sit comfortably with contemporary audiences - as Simon discovered when the BBC revived the character last year for their Lost Sitcoms series.
While the musical intelligence of Le Roux is never in doubt and his understanding of the material is impressive, many of these songs don't sit comfortably in his voice at this stage of his career.
There are other statements that don't sit comfortably with this pedant: 'a clause usually adds extra detail to the main sentence' when surely the main sentence will consist of a main clause; and a comment like 'there is no such word as alright' should be checked against a 'Shorter Oxford English Dictionary' where it is certainly considered to be an 'alright' word.
A LOT of misinformation about lap dancing clubs has been put into circulation by those who would see our clubs shut down, simply because we don't sit comfortably with their personal moral codes.
The terms and conditions under which I was employed through Keith (former chairman Fairbrother) had changed with the new owner, and he has introduced policies and procedures directly affecting the players which don't sit comfortably with me," said policeman Crofts, who left Coventry in 2003 and returned at the end of last season from Stourbridge where he was player-coach.
But the use of after-match words like "assault", "thug" and "shame" don't sit comfortably on his shoulders.
There's no two ways about it, minimising your carbon footprint and air travel just don't sit comfortably together.
As for those squirm-inducing mind games that backfire from one game to the next (and which don't sit comfortably with the Welsh psyche), surely, Warren, you will spare us more of those.