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Archive for November, 2016

Idiom of the week – Frown on/upon something

Posted by englishlessons on November 21, 2016

Definition:

disapprove of something

Examples:

The librarian frowns on loud conversations in the library.

Our supervisor frowns on employees taking long lunches.

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Idiom of the week – Not sit well with someone

Posted by englishlessons on November 11, 2016

Definition:

a change or situation that makes someone unhappy or upset

Examples:

When her husband corrected her in public, it did not sit well with her.

If you change the bonus structure, it won’t sit well with the employees.

 

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