sentar bien a

sentar bien a(
sehn
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tahr
 
byehn
 
ah
)
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to be digested well by)
a. to agree with
A mi marido no le sienta bien el pimiento porque tiene el estómago muy delicado.Peppers don't agree with my husband because he has a very delicate stomach.
2. (to flatter)
a. to suit
Qué bien le sienta ese vestido a Juana. Está guapísima.That dress really suits Juana. She looks gorgeous.
b. to look good on
El negro no le sienta bien a Luis. Parece un fantasma.Black doesn't look good on Luis. He looks like a ghost.
3. (to be liked by)
a. to sit well with
Creo que mi comentario no le sentó bien a Yolanda. No se despidió de mí cuando se fue.I don't think my comment sat well with Yolanda. She didn't say goodbye when she left.
b. to go over well with
A los empresarios del país no les sentó bien la subida de los impuestos.The rise in taxes didn't go over well with the country's businessmen.
c. to go down well with
A Javier no le sentó bien la broma que le gastamos. Ni siquiera sonrió.The joke we played on him didn't go down well with Javier. He didn't even smile.
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