Prepositions after "frown"

frown upon, on, at, in or above?

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    In 75% of cases frown upon is used
    Anorexia is frowned upon the same way.
    Our people traditionally frown upon this.
    It is only getting caught which is frowned upon.
    You may be tempted to make expenditures, but doing so will be frowned upon by the court.
    Because women are physically weaker than men, the use of blunt objects is not frowned upon.
    Tipping -- Tipping is considered contrary to the Polynesian way of life and is frowned upon.
    Salam left this country once his research work was not appreciated and even frowned upon by the administrators at GC.
    That said, she would consume alcohol and did all manner of things that her ' religion ' would most certainly frown upon.
    Do not write in block capitals Writing e-mails in block capitals is frowned upon as it is perceived as being aggressive.
    While this philosophy has worked fine in the consumer space, it's been almost universally frowned upon by IT departments.

    In 12% of cases frown on is used
    Union brothers would frown on that, to be sure.
    However, back then (1975 ), the Army seriously frowned on tats.
    Some of the greatest advocates of transparency for others frown on what they see as washing dirty linen in public.
    Society today frowns on the high market concentration of property developers as suppliers of new private housing units.
    The Catholic hierarchy frowned on the concept as ' foreign to Irish faith and custom ', and founder Billy Butlin later built a dedicated.
    The summer sun looked down on him, His mother could but frown on him, And all the other sound on him, He had to die, you know he had to die.
    Although most Jamaicans were favorable toward tourism, certain sectors of society frowned on it for its perceived negative moral influences.
    Further, while police and people generally often frown on burglary officially, so long as no-one catches you coming, going or taking, no offence has been committed.
    A contact on the inside told me last year at one of the Eglinton-Crosstown LRT open houses that their track maintenance department frowns on ballasted-tie construction.
    As we understand it, the Ministry of Education has forbidden corporal punishment in schools and the teachers ' union, the Jamaica Teachers ' Association also frowns on the practice.

    In 9% of cases frown at is used
    God frowns at every output of sinful thoughts its only Pastor christ that doesn't frown at that.
    God frowns at every output of sinful thoughts its only Pastor christ that doesn't frown at that.
    Then I'd going to frown at it for being being gay and Canadian and acrylic and vote on it's various rights for it's own eternal good.
    If John Doherty was an unknown young fiddler today and he tried to play as he did I'd sure he'd get some people frowning at him for not being ' traditional '.

    In 2% of cases frown in is used
    I tend to largely ignore them other than poking fun at them or frowning in their direction, etc.

    In 1% of cases frown before is used
    The rain ceased suddenly; precipitous and rough crags of scorched lava frowned before them, rendered more fearful by the lightning that illumined the dark and dangerous soil.

    In 1% of cases frown to is used
    You frown to yourself, then figure why not go ahead and ask anyway, since you've already started.

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