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 Salmond retorted: "The words 'intimidation' and 'Shona Robison' don't sit easily together.
Multi-channel, personalised interactions don't sit easily in that environment without a fundamental change in the nature of the support systems.
However, his tactics don't sit easily within the confines of the law, leaving him determined to make the crook face his own brand of justice without the backing of his superiors.
China's violent repression of religion and its forced-abortion policies don't sit easily with the Roman Catholic faith.
The things that have been written don't sit easily with me, they wouldn't sit easily with any of Jess's friends.
Gerrard and Frank Lampard don't sit easily with one another in central midfield; Joe Cole does, to his credit, interpret a difficult role decently enough but isn't the answer to the 'left-hand side question'; Beckham is not the dynamo he was.