look kindly on/upon

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of look kindly on/upon

: to approve of (something or someone)
  • Many people do not look kindly on the government's attempt to intervene in this matter.
  • He says that he will look kindly on any request you make.

Word by Word Definitions

look play
  1. : to make sure or take care (that something is done)

  2. : to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

  3. : to exercise the power of vision upon : examine

  1. : the act of looking

  2. : glance

  3. : the expression of the countenance

kindly play
  1. : of a sympathetic or generous nature

  2. : of an agreeable or beneficial nature : pleasant

  3. : natural

  1. : readily

  2. : in the normal way : naturally

  3. : in a kind manner : sympathetically

upon play
  1. : on

  1. : on the surface : on it

  2. : thereafter, thereon


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