sentar bien

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sentar bien
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)
a. to agree with
Evito la comida picante porque no me sienta bien.I avoid spicy foods because they don't agree with me.
2. (to look good on)
a. to suit
Esa falda te sienta bien. - Gracias. Me la regaló mi hermana.That skirt suits you. - Thanks. My sister gave it to me.
3. (to be liked)
a. to sit well
El comentario sarcástico de Alejandra no le sentó bien a Pablo.Alejandra's sarcastic comment didn't sit well with Pablo.
b. to go over well
Esa actitud engreída de Javier no le sienta bien a la mayoría de la gente.Javier's cocky attitude doesn't go over well with most people.
c. to go down well
La propuesta de reducir los dividendos que paga la firma no le va a sentar bien a los inversionistas.The proposal to reduce the dividends that the firm pays out is not going to go down well with the shareholders.
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