take issue with

take issue with
take issue with (someone) to disagree with someone or something.

I take issue with people who say it is unpatriotic to criticize our government.

Thorogood took issue with the story that he had a drinking problem, calling it a nasty rumor.


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  • take issue with — {v. phr.} To be openly against; speak against; disagree with. * /He thought his boss was wrong but was afraid to take issue with him on the matter./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take issue with — {v. phr.} To be openly against; speak against; disagree with. * /He thought his boss was wrong but was afraid to take issue with him on the matter./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • take issue with sth — FORMAL ► to disagree strongly with someone: take issue with sb over sth »I took issue with him over his interpretation of the instructions. Main Entry: ↑issue …   Financial and business terms

  • take issue with someone — take issue with (someone) to disagree with someone or something. I take issue with people who say it is unpatriotic to criticize our government. Thorogood took issue with the story that he had a drinking problem, calling it a nasty rumor …   New idioms dictionary

  • take issue with someone — take issue with someone/something/ phrase to disagree with someone, or to disagree about something I must take issue with you on the question of teachers’ pay. Thesaurus: to disagree with someone or somethingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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