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English definition of “not take kindly to sth”

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not take kindly to sth

C2 to not like something: After years of being looked after by his mother, he didn't take kindly to being told to cook for himself.
Translations of “not take kindly to sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不樂意,不喜歡…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不乐意,不喜欢…
(Definition of not take kindly to sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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