frown upon


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At the same time, many arborists, including Turney, frown upon the practice of topping trees, in which main branches are cut back to stubs.
However, the girls don't feel comfortable playing these sports, as the boys don't like the idea of girls playing such sports and often frown upon it.
Although rating agencies say they do not frown upon the use of tobacco proceeds for capital projects or even as part of a broad plan to restore fiscal stability, they are concerned about the one-time use of these nonrecurring revenues.