sit well with

Please, fit or suit, be acceptable to, as in I don't think that explanation sits well with the headmaster, or His sense of humor does not sit well with this elderly audience. [Early 1700s]


Nearby words

  1. sit spin,
  2. sit through,
  3. sit tight,
  4. sit under,
  5. sit up,
  6. sit-down,
  7. sit-down money,
  8. sit-down strike,
  9. sit-in,
  10. sit-ins

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