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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 terms "grossly overweight" and "ridiculous" sit comfortably with Elvis.
To me, if a wine goes well with a burger it's going to sit comfortably with most red meats whether grilled, roasted or stewed.
Kids at Williamsburgh Primary and nursery in Paisley were deprived of a bit of fun because, in the words of headmistress Nova Scott, "Halloween doesn't sit comfortably with the religious views of some families".
Presumably it would sit comfortably with him should a member of his family be charged with murder and sentenced to death for a crime they never committed, then at a later date to be informed there had been a miscarriage of justice.
THE news this week about Bryan Flynn's appointment as manager of the national side for the next two qualifying games still does not sit comfortably with me.
This measure should only be introduced as a last resort, but even at that it doesn't sit comfortably with me.
As marketers, we have to tread a fine line when selecting celebrities to ensure their brand values sit comfortably with the endorsed products, while gambling that their reputations are not going to be tarnished by some tabloid scandal.
'This does not sit comfortably with their claims to put animal welfare first,' said police.
It has been widely assumed that the pragmatic style of Batty would not sit comfortably with Gullit's more flamboyant approach.