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not sit easily (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 easily with me. Some aspects of my proposal didn't sit easily with them, but I assured them that things could be changed to accommodate their preferences.
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It still would not sit easily because, as a general rule, big clubs do not sell their best players mid-season, no AaAaAeAe-matter the circumstance
The magnitude of the deal does not sit easily with the German but he believes it is no longer possible to keep a lid on spiralling fees and instead chooses to focus on the player, not the price tag.
United reduced the gap to five points, but he has to go for the jugular in every game because draws are no longer good enough - and that may not sit easily with a manager whose default setting is safety first.
His antiestablishment persona did not sit easily with the gin and tonic brigade, a post-cricket punditry career inevitably alienated players, and his research-light "in my day" approach to commentary rubbed some viewers up the wrong way.
His anti-establishment persona did not sit easily with the ginand-tonic brigade, a post-cricket punditry career inevitably alienated players, and his "in my day" approach to commentary rubbed some viewers up the wrong way.
This question is important, because the description of the need for a 'triple bubble' of force protection in the appendix does not sit easily with the co-designed partnerships for resilience described in the conclusion.
For redundant steel workers, the latest blow does not sit easily with Nicola Sturgeon's promise to leave no stone unturned.
The reasons for that absence have long been a bone of contention, with suggestions of a personality clash with former team director Andy Flower and suspicions that Compton's intense nature did not sit easily in the dressing room.
It does not sit easily with even a limited rapprochement with the US.
The inclusion of such politicians does not sit easily with Modi's election promise to root out corruption, and has led to criticism that he is failing to change the political culture in India where wealthy, tainted politicians sometimes find it easier to win votes.
It is fair to say, is it not, that the two things do not sit easily together?
My father had Alzheimer's disease, and it did not sit easily with him.
The suggestion that Pietersen's absence was the single and simple difference between winning and losing again does not sit easily with the coach.
The tone of such pieces, which could come from a blog, does not sit easily next to careful essays that work by more nuanced and thoughtful analysis.
Compared to some, my drinking might have been seen as insignificant, but it did not sit easily with me.