look kindly on/upon

Definition of look kindly on/upon

  1. :  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

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

    :  to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

    :  to exercise the power of vision upon :  examine

  1. :  the act of looking

    :  glance

    :  the expression of the countenance

kindlyplay
  1. :  of a sympathetic or generous nature

    :  of an agreeable or beneficial nature :  pleasant

    :  natural

  1. :  readily

    :  in the normal way :  naturally

    :  in a kind manner :  sympathetically

uponplay
  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon


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