look askance upon (someone or something)(redirected from look askance upon them)
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look askance upon (someone or something)
To view or regard someone or something in a disapproving or distrustful manner. Such is the state of politics these days that even the most patriotic citizens tend to look askance upon the manner in which congress conducts business. I know that the Ivy League students may look askance upon a country bumpkin such as myself, but I will show them that I have the mettle to be their equal.
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