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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.
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.
The Manchester United and Spain star, who earns around PS150,000 a week, admitted he makes "an obscene" amount of money and said it does not sit comfortably with him.
But he does not sit comfortably with religious parties, making him less flexible in coalition talks.
But such lavish sums do not sit comfortably with many of us considering that the unemployment rate in Spain is at 26.
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.
Ferguson's men had no answer to their opponents' free-flowing play - something that does not sit comfortably with the United manager.
Villa are hoping the appointment will be as painless as possible but have not ruled out trying to tempt a manager from another club, despite director General Charles C Krulak revealing that such a scenario would not sit comfortably with him.
Drax said: "The government's biomass policy is poorly thought through and does not sit comfortably with the noises they are making on decarbonising the sector and increasing electricity generation from renewable sources.
But a couple of big-race rides this autumn will not sit comfortably with him.
Art, with its huge collection costs, does not sit comfortably with the rest of the National Museum's responsibilities.
This concluding section does not sit comfortably with the rest of the volume, in terms either of content or of tone, not least because the claim to which it responds (i.
I know that will not sit comfortably with those for whom political correctness is a way of life but, in playing these matches, working men simply did their work as befits our way of life.