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It doesn't bode well

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to bode ill (or to not bode well): to not be well received, to look bad, to be a bad sign
It wouldn't bode well for you to come in late when the potential investors are coming to check out the offices. You could get into trouble with management.

to bode well: to be promising, to look good, to be a good sign

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