take issue with something

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: issue

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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

  • 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) 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 somebody (about something) — take ˈissue with sb (about/on/over sth) idiom (formal) to start disagreeing or arguing with sb about sth • I must take issue with you on that point. Main entry: ↑issueidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take issue with somebody (on something) — take ˈissue with sb (about/on/over sth) idiom (formal) to start disagreeing or arguing with sb about sth • I must take issue with you on that point. Main entry: ↑issueidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take issue with somebody (over something) — take ˈissue with sb (about/on/over sth) idiom (formal) to start disagreeing or arguing with sb about sth • I must take issue with you on that point. Main entry: ↑issueidiom …   Useful english 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 — verb To disagree with something, and to raise objections to it …   Wiktionary

  • take issue with someone/something — Syn: disagree with, challenge, dispute, (call into) question …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • take issue — verb be of different opinions (Freq. 1) I beg to differ! She disagrees with her husband on many questions • Syn: ↑disagree, ↑differ, ↑dissent • Ant: ↑agree ( …   Useful english dictionary

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