Meaning of “not take kindly to sth” in the English Dictionary

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"not take kindly to sth" in British English

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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.

(Definition of “not take kindly to sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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