Idiom: not take kindly to something / someone
— I don’t take kindly to young people who speak to me by my first name at the grocery store.
— He doesn’t take kindly to anyone who criticizes him even when their comments can help him.
— I did not take kindly to my manager’s suggestion that I wear more makeup and jewelry.
— My dog did not take kindly to the new diet dog food the vet recommended.
— I really don't take kindly to my babysitter playing around with my expensive makeup so I had to talk to her about it.
— I doubt the director will take kindly to your suggestions.
— My mom doesn't take kindly to my advice about her cooking.
— Most parents don't take kindly to unsolicited parenting advice.
— Many cultures don't take kindly to compliments about their children—they're afraid you're giving them "the evil eye."
— We didn't take kindly to the loud people on the flight.
— Usually my niece doesn't take kindly when I give her money but nowadays she practically asks for it.
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