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Take a dim view

DEFINITION

Disapproving. Unorthodox. Typically used as someone’s morale opinion of what someone else wants to do. ‘Dim’ refers to doing something in poor light as if to hide one’s efforts.

“Son we take a dim view of horse thieves around here.”

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