frown upon


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frown upon

To show one's disapproval of something. I just know my mother frowns upon my decision to go to a state school. Please stop frowning upon my choice and support me!
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At the Cuba Tourist Board office in Toronto, Canada, Gabriel Alvarez--himself a native of Cardenas--says Cuban authorities disapprove of attempts to turn Elian into a tourist attraction and will likely frown upon cycling trips past the Gonzalez family home, Still, the international tug-of-war over the 6-year-old has boosted the town's cachet.
Most clients frown upon hearing the antics of toddlers during important business conversations.