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dim view

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • He gazed anxiously into the muddy water and caught a dim view of the little girl's white dress.

    Randy of the River Horatio Alger Jr.
  • Joe had a hunch the army would take a dim view of anyone found with one of their mules.

    The Lost Wagon James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • There, through an eye-shaped dead-light in the back of the carriage he obtained a dim view of its occupant.

    The Incendiary W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
  • "Then the Ifugaos will take a dim view of our hunting their golden skull," Rick guessed.

    The Golden Skull John Blaine
  • His men got a dim view of him in the mists; he loomed like a statue of heroic size on the horse.

  • I say, appeared to be; for we stood in thick fog or in the heart of clouds which limited our dim view to a radius of twenty feet.

    In the Wilderness Charles Dudley Warner
  • Since Mun was sure to take a dim view of such goings on, Harky never betrayed the thief.

    The Duck-footed Hound James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • They see no doom in the bugs, and since they can't file their stories they take a dim view of the quarantine.

    Tabby Winston Marks

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