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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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Sadly this year we are not able to meet rising demand for packs, and this is something that does not sit comfortably with me.
Lacazette began the scoring spree in the third minute, but Wenger could not sit comfortably until sub Olivier Giroud's 68th-minute second.
I am very against animal testing and animal abuse and so using anything vaguely associated with it, even medically related, does not sit comfortably with me.
The reality is that throwing money away on anything that is unnecessary does not sit comfortably with the baby boomers.
Reardon said: "Rather than celebrating those who have already been rewarded with rank, celebrity or wealth, I want to focus on an individual of extraordinary courage, but who does not sit comfortably within the canon of the powerful and respected.
The new library has also courted controversy with some claiming its modern design does not sit comfortably alongside such architectural gems like the Grade II Listed, Art Deco-style Baskerville House.
The proposed legislation does not sit comfortably within our policing plan and priorities.
Leach draws on his years of experience providing support for people with mental health problems that did not sit comfortably within a medical or psychotherapeutic paradigm yet seem to be very important for mental health.
But he does not sit comfortably with religious parties, making him less flexible in coalition talks.
The reason for refusal was that "the proposed development, by virtue of its scale, siting and setting does not sit comfortably within the natural topography of the site and would result in a highly engineered development that is not in keeping with the local quality and character of the settlement of Lanehead and would adversely impact upon the special qualities of the national park.
But such lavish sums do not sit comfortably with many of us considering that the unemployment rate in Spain is at 26.
Democracy does not sit comfortably on their shoulders.
The building would not sit comfortably on Llandudno's showcase Victorian promenade - in fact it would never have been allowed there - but the Bay is very different.
Within this sector, 65 per cent of respondents said less than 10 per cent of their office space is dedicated to collaboration such as meeting rooms, break-out zones or informal gathering points and 62 per cent believe the major barrier to the implementation of flexible working in their organisation is that it would not sit comfortably with our culture the highest of all the sectors surveyed.