hold in low regard

hold (someone or something) in low regard

To view someone or something with a lack of respect or admiration. I'll never be able to persuade the committee because they hold me in low regard. If you keep showing up late and ignoring deadlines, the boss is going to hold you in low regard.
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hold someone or something in low regard

Fig. to think poorly of someone or something. I'm afraid that Hazel holds you in low regard. I'm afraid we hold this establishment in low regard.
See also: hold, low, regard
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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