sit right (with one)

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sit right (with one)

To be acceptable, agreeable, or permissible to one; to seem correct, appropriate, or prudent. Typically used in negative constructions. Something about the whole arrangement just didn't sit right, so I decided to investigate the matter further. As long as the plan sits right with my advisors, I'm happy to sign off on it. Something you said doesn't sit right with us.
See also: right, sit

sit right with someone

Fig. [for something] to be acceptable or understandable to someone. (Very close to sit well with someone.) What you just said doesn't really sit right with me. Let's talk about it. It didn't sit right with the boss.
See also: right, sit
References in classic literature ?
"You'll sit right there, if you know what's good for you.
"Well then," I said, "just sit right down and begin."
You-all move your chair alongside, Guggenhammer; and you-all Dowsett, sit right there, while I just irrelevantly explain the virtues of this here automatic.
If you don't take it, I warn you I'll sit right down here in this chair and die.
And I was like, 'Oh this is going to be great, finally, after tonight, we'll have them in our phones, and we'll be best friends.' And then we maneuvered the table so that Dax could sit right next to Jay-Z and Dax talked his ear off and I don't think Jay was that interested," Bell said on an episode of the 'First We Feast,' on Thursday (local time).
ENGLAND captain Eoin Morgan will make no attempt to ease Steve Smith and David Warner's road to redemption, admitting the idea of appealing to fans for leniency 'didn't sit right'.
She stuck out of his life in a way that didn't sit right with him.
|That bending the rules is seen as nothing to be ashamed of doesn't sit right with me.
"Playing against Chelsea just doesn't sit right with me, to be honest," he said.
(playing against them) just didn't sit right with me.
The raw emotion of leaving the club after so long there just didn't sit right with me.
The mainly cover versions album is named after a line from the Fats Waller song, 'I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter', which is the opening track.
The LP is named after a line from the Fats Waller song I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter.
The mainly cover versions album is named after a line from the Fats Waller song, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter - the opening track.
To add to her embarrassment, she was made to sit right next to Shaan, which made Sonam blush.