not like the sound of (something)

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Definition of not like the sound of (something)

: to not like the idea of what is suggested by (something said or described) : to feel that what is suggested sounds bad or serious "The doctor says my case is unusual." "I don't like the sound of that."

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not like the sound of (something)

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“Not like the sound of (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20like%20the%20sound%20of%20%28something%29. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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