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take a poor view of (someone or something)
To view someone or something unfavorably; to disapprove of someone or something. I'm afraid the administration is taking a poor view of that legislation, so it will most likely get vetoed. The authorities take a poor view of any kind of fraud, even what you might think is a minor offense. So far the boss has taken a poor view of the new intern.
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take a dim/poor ˈview of somebody/somethingdisagree with or dislike somebody/something: Farmers tend to take a dim view of the public walking over their land. ♢ The judge said he took a very poor view of their behaviour.
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