frown upon something

frown upon something
ˈfrown on/upon sb/sth derived
to disapprove of sb/sth

In her family, any expression of feeling was frowned upon.

Main entry:frownderived

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  • frown on something — ˈfrown on/upon sb/sth derived to disapprove of sb/sth • In her family, any expression of feeling was frowned upon. Main entry: ↑frownderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • frown upon — phrasal verb frown on or frown upon [transitive] Word forms frown on : present tense I/you/we/they frown on he/she/it frowns on present participle frowning on past tense frowned on past participle frowned on frown on someone/something to not… …   English dictionary

  • frown upon — verb look disapprovingly upon (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑frown on • Hypernyms: ↑disapprove • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * ˈfrown ˌ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frown upon — or frown on PHRASAL VERB If something is frowned upon or is frowned on people disapprove of it. [be V ed P] This practice is frowned upon as being wasteful... [V P n (not pron)] Many teachers frown on such practices …   English dictionary

  • frown upon — {v. phr.} To look with disfavor upon somebody or something. * /Everybody in her family frowns upon her attachment to him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • frown upon — {v. phr.} To look with disfavor upon somebody or something. * /Everybody in her family frowns upon her attachment to him./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • frown\ upon — v. phr. To look with disfavor upon somebody or something. Everybody in her family frowns upon her attachment to him …   Словарь американских идиом

  • frown on/upon — [phrasal verb] frown on/upon (something) : to disapprove of (something) The company frowns on dating among employees. Public expressions of affection are frowned upon in many cultures. • • • Main Entry: ↑frown …   Useful english dictionary

  • frown on — verb look disapprovingly upon • Syn: ↑frown upon • Hypernyms: ↑disapprove • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * frown on ● frown * * * ˈ …   Useful english dictionary

  • frown on — phrasal verb frown on or frown upon [transitive] Word forms frown on : present tense I/you/we/they frown on he/she/it frowns on present participle frowning on past tense frowned on past participle frowned on frown on someone/something to not… …   English dictionary

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