not sit comfortably (with one)

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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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The idea of crediting Brendan Rodgers with the impending league triumph does not sit comfortably with large sections of the club's support given he chose to leave for Leicester before it was safely in the bag.
I am sure such views do not sit comfortably with the thinking of liberal lawyers especially given the number of criminal offences being committed daily by the political class in Kenya.
In an interview, he said: "We recorded a few things for Larry at a studio in the famous 'Tin Pan Alley', but our bid for fame was frustrated by him trying to take us in a musical direction that did not sit comfortably with us.
This can range from assistive technology to supporting the child to make the journey to school without an adult - something that may not sit comfortably with a teenager!
This does not sit comfortably with the Labour council's claimed agenda of promoting socially inclusive public transport.
The guard of honour before the game from the Arsenal and Burnley players will not sit comfortably with him after the Europa League blow.
"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.
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 26.3 per cent, the second highest in the Eurozone behind Greece (27.6 per cent).
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.