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. 2014.

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  • take issue with something — 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

  • 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

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  • issue — 1. noun 1) the committee discussed the issue Syn: matter, question, point at issue, affair, case, subject, topic, problem, situation 2) the latest issue of our magazine Syn: edition …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • issue — is|sue1 [ˈıʃu:, ˈısju: US ˈıʃu:] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(subject/problem)¦ 2¦(magazine)¦ 3 take issue with somebody/something 4 make an issue (out) of something 5 have issues (with somebody/something) 6 at issue 7¦(act of giving something)¦ 8¦(set of things …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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