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 — ► take issue with challenge. Main Entry: ↑issue …   English terms dictionary

  • take issue with — index antagonize, contradict, counter, counteract, demurrer, disown (deny the validity), dispute (contest) …   Law dictionary

  • take issue with — disagree with; challenge she takes issue with the notion of crime as unique to contemporary society * * * take issue with : to disagree with (someone or something) She took issue with the conclusions reached by the study. I take issue with their… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take issue with — we ll get nowhere if you have to take issue with everything that anybody says Syn: disagree with, be in dispute with, be in contention with, be at variance with, be at odds with, argue with, quarrel with; challenge, dispute, (call into) question… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • 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

  • 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 …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take issue with — Synonyms and related words: abjure, agree to differ, agree to disagree, assert the contrary, be at cross purposes, be at variance, be in dissent, beg to differ, belie, bicker over, contend about, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take issue with — challenge. → issue …   English new terms dictionary

  • take issue with — verb To disagree with something, and to raise objections to it …   Wiktionary