Idiom: take a dim view
— College admission officers normally take a dim view of students who don’t list many extra-curricular activities on their applications.
— My mom takes a dim view of my acting aspirations.
— Sorry to take a dim view of this project but the contractor was awful to work with last time.
— Don't be discouraged—Steven always takes a dim view of everything.
— President Trump takes a very dim view of the mainstream media calling them fake and stupid, among other insults.
— Don't take such a dim view on the situation or you'll guarantee the result you're trying to avoid.
— I really appreciate your support especially since the committee took such a dim view of my proposal.
— The reason that so many employees are taking a dim view of online training is that courses are often poorly designed, boring and include far too much material.
— My father takes a dim view of some of my friends simply because they have tongue piercings and tattoos.
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