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think poorly of (someone or something)

To have a poor or disdainful opinion about someone; to hold someone or something in low regard or esteem. I hope they don't think poorly of me for leaving my job so suddenly. I could tell the board thought poorly of my proposal.
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Lisa Walker said: "My dog was really poorly the week before last, ended up at the vets overnight and on a drip.
Northern Lights, the Cheshire charity which makes today's dreams tomorrow's destination for very poorly children, has returned from its 2018 adventure
New Delhi [India], July 24 ( ANI ): NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Tuesday said that India is ranked "very poorly" on the human development index, adding that if the situation remains the same then India "cannot grow for a long period of time".
Sloppy work should be resubmitted for correction, else the poorly worded documents will likely continue.
Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister said that death of three children due to poorly handled vaccination was highly deplorable as well as an act of worst criminal negligence.
The event, taking place at Kingston Park on Friday, September 18, aims to raise much-needed funds for the treatment of poorly pets.
This will often show up as gaps in the inletting, poorly fitted buttplates, etc.
The head of State Bank of India (NSE: SBI) has said that bankers were paid very poorly in India.
Mullins said: "He worked poorly during the week and it turned out he had a bruise on his foot.
Guide Dogs UK said its study also revealed that councils across Britain had spent more than PS46 million in compensation in the past four years for injuries to pedestrians because of poorly maintained pavements.
"I moved to the States in 2001 and quickly became aware Wales was poorly recognised and poorly promoted this side of the pond," he explains.
Non-hygroscopic polymers may become wet if poorly stored and suffer from surface condensation if poorly handled.
BASF and Bend Research have signed an agreement to evaluate and develop excipients to enhance the solubility and bioavailability of poorly soluble drugs.
At 5 years, all-cause mortality was 15% in the group with no improvement in [HbA.sub.1c] and 10% in the group with improved [HbA.sub.l], in an observational study of 12,359 patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes at baseline.
A study conducted by otolaryngologists at Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital and presented at the annual meeting of the Triological Society on January 26, 2012, found that women aged 60 to 75 with poorly controlled diabetes had worse hearing than women with well-controlled diabetes.