take issue with

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

take issue (with) (third-person singular simple present takes issue with, present participle taking issue with, simple past took issue with, past participle taken issue with)

  1. To disagree with something, and to raise objections to it

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sometimes conflated with "to have issues," thus forming "to have issue [with]"
  • Does not seem to be used without the with.