Useful Idioms – part 17

Take kindly to = be receptive to , attracted by or pleased with;  like something.

  • He won’t take kindly to your stepping on his newly planted grass.
  • She doesn’t take kindly to anyone drinking her soft drinks.
  • I hope they will take kindly to our request.

Don’t know which way to turn or where to turn = to be unsure of what to do or whom to ask for help.

  • When he lost his job, he didn’t know where to ask for help.
  •  When I had a massive heart attack unexpectedly , I didn’t know which way to turn for meeting my hospital expenses.
  • When he was hard up for money during his house construction, he didn’t know which way to turn.

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