have a beef with someone

have a beef with someone
have a beef with (someone/something) to think someone or something should be changed.

I've got nothing against advertising, but I do have a beef with how many bad ads there are on TV.


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  • have a beef with something — have a beef with (someone/something) to think someone or something should be changed. I ve got nothing against advertising, but I do have a beef with how many bad ads there are on TV …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a beef with — (someone/something) to think someone or something should be changed. I ve got nothing against advertising, but I do have a beef with how many bad ads there are on TV …   New idioms dictionary

  • have — [ weak əv, həv, strong hæv ] (3rd person singular has [ weak əz, həz, strong hæz ] ; past tense and past participle had [ weak əd, həd, strong hæd ] ) verb *** Have can be used in the following ways: as an auxiliary verb in perfect tenses of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • beef — [[t]bi͟ːf[/t]] beefs, beefing, beefed 1) N UNCOUNT Beef is the meat of a cow, bull, or ox. → See also corned beef ...roast beef. ...beef stew. ...exports of beef and powdered milk. 2) VERB: no passive (disapproval) If someone b …   English dictionary

  • have */*/*/ — strong UK [hæv] / US weak UK [əv] / US UK [həv] / US verb Word forms have : present tense I/you/we/they have he/she/it has strong UK [hæz] / US weak UK [əz] / US UK [həz] / US present participle having past tense had strong UK [hæd] / US weak UK… …   English dictionary

  • have */*/*/ — weak [əv] , weak [həv] , strong [hæv] (3rd person singular has weak [əz] ; [həz] ; strong [hæz] ; past tense and past participle had weak [əd] ; [həd] ; strong [hæd] ) verb 1) used for forming perfect tenses [auxiliary verb] used for forming the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Beef — to have anger with someone or something Patrick has beef with Michael …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Beef — to have anger with someone or something Patrick has beef with Michael …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Shake Hands with Beef — Infobox Single Name = Shake Hands With Beef Artist = Primus from Album = Brown Album B side = Released = 1997 Format = Recorded = Genre = Alternative rock Funk metal Alternative metal Length = 4:02 Label = Interscope Records Writer =… …   Wikipedia

  • beef — I. n 1. a complaint or grudge. This use of the word has occurred in American English since the early years of the 20th century, originating in the speech of criminals, pugilists and marginals, etc. Since the 1940s British speakers have also… …   Contemporary slang

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