think ill of (someone or something)

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think ill 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 ill of me for leaving my job so suddenly. I could tell the board thought ill of my proposal.
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speak/think ˈill of somebody

(formal) say or think bad things about somebody: You shouldn’t speak ill of the dead.
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Having lost him through your own fault, you couldn't bring yourself to tell the truth to your friends and family for fear of their thinking ill of you. So you lied to keep your image untarnished.